Tag: mental health

What is counselling? – Alex Blaldock

Recently I was asked to give a talk on why counselling should replace mental health services.  I initially accepted this invitation, and then when I got to thinking about what I was going to say, I started to think that

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Student mental health

Student mental health ‘failing a generation’ BBC News In 2016, 146 students killed themselves, and three have died in Bristol in the past month alone. Read the full story Mo says: So many are in crisis. Whether it is stress

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Depression: ‘a cold of the soul’

An article appeared on the BBC News website a few days ago that caught our attention. “How Japan Came to Believe in Depression” describes how an entire society came to appreciate the existence and intractability of depression. Just by being

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Safe Tea for local mental health

On Thursday 27th April, we went to Fine Foods café in Stamford for an evening of Safe Tea. Our friendly host, local GP Dr Dan Peitre, organised the drop-in event to get people talking about mental health. Top of the

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Young royals tackle mental health stigma

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are spearheading a new initiative, The Heads Together Campaign, to help tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness.  With the support of their Royal Foundation, each royal will focus on a different mental health

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