Overwhelming majority of people severely affected by mental illness report discrimination still widespread
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Overwhelming majority of people severely affected by mental illness report discrimination still widespread

This article was taken from: https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/news/2021/05/new-survey-reveals-overwhelming-majority-88-of-people-severely-affected-by-mental-illness-report-discrimination-still-widespread/ By Rethink Mental Illness   New survey reveals overwhelming majority (88%) of people severely affected by mental illness report discrimination still widespread.   The need to tackle stigma and discrimination experienced by people severely affected by mental illness has been laid bare in a new survey by the charity…

Anti-depressant spray not recommended on NHS
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Anti-depressant spray not recommended on NHS

This article was taken from: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2231423-nhs-may-use-peoples-phone-data-to-predict-mental-health-issues/ By BBC Health news A fast acting ketamine-like anti-depressant spray that can lift mood within hours has been rejected by the NHS healthcare watchdog. The National Institute for Health and Care and Excellence (NICE) says there are too many uncertainties about the correlation between the price and clinical benefits…

Mental health and learning disability student nurses to receive extra £1,000 grant
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Mental health and learning disability student nurses to receive extra £1,000 grant

This article was taken from: https://www.nursinginpractice.com/community-nursing/mental-health-learning-disability-grant By  Mimi Launder Students in ‘shortage specialisms’ such as mental health and learning disability nursing will receive an extra £1,000 each year they are at university, the Government confirmed yesterday (20 January). It also released details of further payments to cover childcare costs and for students in regions ‘struggling…

Student nurse hosts coffee mornings to combat loneliness
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Student nurse hosts coffee mornings to combat loneliness

This article was taken from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/mental-health/student-nurse-hosts-coffee-mornings-to-combat-loneliness-20-01-2020/ By Rebecca Gilroy A student nurse from Blackpool is going above and beyond to reduce social isolation in her local community by organising social coffee sessions. Chloe Doherty, a second-year student at the University of Central Lancashire, was inspired to set up “Coffee and Chats” thanks to her placement…

From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier
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From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine’s new frontier

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/19/inflammation-depression-mind-body By Edward Bullmore The barrier between mind and body appears to be crumbling. Clinical practice and public perception need to catch up Unlikely as it may seem, #inflammation has become a hashtag. It seems to be everywhere suddenly, up to all sorts of tricks. Rather than simply being on…