We have always kind of known that the estimates for all survivors is low because of underreporting, especially for men, where reporting is actually pretty uncommon. What this study is suggesting is that the numbers we typically rely on, are significantly lower than the reality.… Read More
This is not great. Medication can be incredibly helpful, but it’s really not a “fix” for depression.
“Lucy Schonegevel, the deputy campaigns director at the mental health charity Rethink, said there was a “big risk of antidepressants being prescribed with no support”, adding that such medications should “go hand in hand” with therapy.
Her concerns were echoed by the mental health campaigner Natasha Devon, who said: “People are going to their GPs with symptoms of mental illness and being sent away with a bag of medication, having been put on an 18-month waiting list.””… Read More
Top stories from the U.K. for World Mental Health Day. You may find more by searching Google News. https://www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/liverpool-lads-carry-39kg-over-26-miles-to-mark-world-mental-health-day/ https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/mental-health-day-england-football-070008697.html https://www.lta.org.uk/about-us/tennis-news/news-and-opinion/general-news/2020/october/world-mental-health-day-oli-jones–how-tennis-saved-my-life/ https://www.atvtoday.co.uk/160285-uktv/ (Dave and CALM Mental Health Day) https://www.qpr.co.uk/news/community-news/qpr-supports-world-mental-health-day/ https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/uk/harry-and-meghan-join-podcast-to-support-world-mental-health-day/ https://www.efl.com/-more/all-about-the-efl/official-charity/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/54418803 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/54477545 Tags: Charity, Mental Health, Support, UK
A charity by the name of Samaritans from the UK has put together a ton of resources, one of which caught my eye because it’s a question we hear quite often: What to do if you think someone isn’t OK … Read More
Guys, let’s be honest, this statistic is just as true outside the UK as it is inside where this survey was done, and it’s proof positive that we aren’t doing something right. The mental health charity surveyed 3,000 men and found … Read More