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Duchess says ‘early action’ for kids struggling with mental health issues

Caring Kate tackles childhood depression: Duchess records rare video message urging ‘early action’ for kids struggling with mental health issues The Duchess of Cambridge has delivered a rare video address to highlight the importance of children’s problems to prevent them … Continue reading

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Hunt promises plan against homophobic bullying

Hunt promises plan against homophobic bullying The Labour party has promised “zero tolerance” of homophobic language and bullying in England’s schools if it wins the general election. Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt said he wanted to eradicate lesbian, gay, bisexual … Continue reading

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A death by suicide every 40 seconds, says WHO

A death by suicide every 40 seconds, says WHO Somebody dies by taking their own life every 40 seconds, according to a significant report by the World Health Organization (WHO). It said suicide was a “major public health problem” that … Continue reading

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‘1 in 5’ children suffer from symptoms of depression

‘1 in 5’ children suffer from symptoms of depression 5 July 2013 Last updated at 00:02 BST There is growing evidence that large numbers of young people are suffering from mental health problems, according to new survey. A YouGov survey … Continue reading

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POST-NATAL DEPRESSION

POST-NATAL DEPRESSION Cognitive behavioural therapy About 1 in 10 mothers develop postnatal depression. Support and understanding from family, friends, and sometimes from a professional such as a health visitor can help you to recover. Other treatment options include psychological treatments … Continue reading

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Somebody Dies due to Suicide every 40 Seconds

Somebody Dies due to Suicide every 40 Seconds One person dies by taking their own life every 40 seconds, alarming findings by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveal. It said suicide was a “major public health problem” that was too … Continue reading

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Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety

Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety Professor Green theguardian.com, Wednesday 20 August 2014 I was 24 when my dad, Peter Manderson, took his own life. We had a troubled relationship and hadn’t spoken to each other for about six … Continue reading

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‘Pre-school Depression’ Can Last for a Decade

‘Pre-school Depression’ Can Last for a Decade, Study Finds Even kids get depressed. And experiencing depression early in life increases the risk that a child will be depressed throughout their formative school years – new research found. Researchers from Washington … Continue reading

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Starting the Year Right: Ways to Boost Your Happiness this 2014

Starting the Year Right: Ways to Boost Your Happiness this 2014 By Rebecca Lewis on January 02, 2014 How are your New Year’s resolutions going so far? Aside from aspiring to achieve better health and financial security this 2014, you … Continue reading

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Adverse Effects of Childhood Bullying in Adults

Adverse Effects of Childhood Bullying in Adults By Rebecca Lewis on August 22, 2013 The adverse effects of bullying don’t end in school, not even when the victim is no longer being bullied by his or her peers. According to … Continue reading

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