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Suicide prevention services ‘deteriorating’ due to cuts, Samaritans…

The charity’s chief executive told MPs resources are being overstretched

Eye and smell tests may reveal early dementia signs

Simple sight and smell tests could help predict cognitive decline and identify people at risk of Alzheimer’s, says research.

Teenage brains can reveal emerging mental health problems, research…

'Adolescence can be a difficult transitional period and it's when we typically see the first signs of mental health disorders such as schizophrenia and depression. This study gives us a clue why this is the case'

What service users want to change in mental health policy

Policymakers have failed, with thinking on mental health 50 years behind physical health. So we asked those with lived experience how to fix the problem

Adapting care to meet the needs of an ageing population using the…

At the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) one of our main areas of interest is how the adult social care sector will adapt to meet the needs of an ageing population.

NHS England Commissioning guidance a boost for Rehabilitation services

NHS England’s Improving Rehabilitation Services Programme Lead explains why guidance published today is a vital new tool for commissioners, patients, their families, clinicians and provider organisations.

Emotional distress in teens linked to later employment prospects

Suffering from emotional problems in adolescence is an important risk factor for future joblessness, irrespective of socio-economic background, according to a new report by academics at the University of Stirling.

 

Employers turn to technology to improve workplace health

Companies use data to identify and tackle problems in focus on staff wellbeing.

Ministers 'letting down mentally ill people' by not…

Shadow mental health minister accuses government of negligence in failing to record waiting times, suicides and deaths.

Mental health and debt crisis: we have to act, say thinktank founders

MoneySavingExpert Martin Lewis and ex-Lib Dem adviser Polly Mackenzie to study link between mental health issues and debt.