X Factor’s Jenny Ryan opens up about mental health and how music has helped her Jenny’s stunning fans and judges alike on the X Factor, but behind her confident persona she’s faced a number of mental health struggle. COMMANDING the Celebrity X Factor stage with a powerful voice and outwitting The ChaseContinue Reading

WARNING SOME CONTENT MAY BE TRIGGERING He survived multiple suicide attempts and now he’s encouraging people to open up about their mental health “I stood up, I told [my partner] I loved her and I went into the garage and tried to hang myself.” This was the day Thomas DunningContinue Reading

THREE quarters of pet owners in the UK are claiming their furry friend has improved their quality of life. A recent survey has revealed that 77 per cent of owners say their animals have made their life better. In the survey of 2,000 pet owners, 60 per cent claim theirContinue Reading

PRESCRIPTIONS for psychiatric drugs including antidepressants, sleeping pills and antipsychotics are growing faster for children aged 10 to 14 than any other age group in Scotland – and the trend is accelerating. Photo credit: iStock/PA In less than a decade, the number of ten to 14-year-olds taking anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs suchContinue Reading

UK’s first mental health gym offers stressed millennials counselling with their workouts The Hero Training Club in Manchester’s Northern Quarter includes emotional health classes, mindfulness sessions and sleep workshops. The first mental health gym in the UK has opened, providing counselling alongside workout classes for stressed-out millennials. The Hero Training Club, based in Manchester’sContinue Reading

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…but dying seemed like a good way to end my suffering The Great British Bake Off star opens up about the childhood traumas which triggered her crushing anxiety and how a recipe of jogs, hikes and cakes is keeping her happy and healthy in her 30s Deep into a colourfulContinue Reading

Two men who suffered from mental health problems to the point where one of them attempted suicide twice are using their experiences to help others. Adam Doyle and Simon Donnelly, who both work for community enterprise, Newground, are shaping services in Blackburn in order to make a difference to those suffering fromContinue Reading

The Guardian has a section dedicated to reporting on all issues surrounding mental health. You can view the specific articles here. They discuss so many taboo topics such as the impact of the pill on women’s mental health where Dr Sarah E Hill is interviewed ‘We have a blind spotContinue Reading

Milton Keynes farm saved from the threat of closure A farm that helps people with learning difficulties and mental health problems has been saved from closure by a new company. Thrift Farm in Whaddon was deemed not viable by operators Bucks County Council because of an overspend of more thanContinue Reading

Health bosses in Milton Keynes are supporting the Every Mind Matters campaign to encourage the public to be more aware of their mental health. NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) with the help of Public Health England is helping residents discover simple steps to look after their mental healthContinue Reading