Growing up: Not the best years of your life?

It’s tough growing up. For some children and young people it’s really tough. Made harder when people tell you that “School years are the best years of your life”. Here are some reasons why if you’re a parent you shouldn’t say this and if you’re a young person you should read on and hang in […]

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Your leg bone’s connected to your…brain?

We now know so much more about the way our physical health and mental health are intertwined. Look at the fact that when you are stressed and run-down that you are more likely to get a cold or the flu – your body has a poorer immune response when you are stressed, meaning fighting bugs […]

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Some things are worth getting angry for

The physical/mental divide – how is it that this remains in the 21st century? Nick clegg talked about it during his election campaign. He highlighted the disparity there is between funding for Physical Health and that for Mental Health Provision. He’s absolutely right, too – given that more than a third of GP consultations are […]

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