Research suggests that when a person is victimised – either through maltreatment, bullying or being a victim of crime – they are more likely to think about suicide, self-harm and attempt to end their life. But is this because of the victimisation itself? Or are there other factors at play? We take a look at researcher Jessie Baldwin's work, which hopes to find out.
Too often, older people are neglected in psychosis studies, meaning they’re left without effective help. Researcher Jean Stafford is addressing this, with her work looking at the factors which puts someone at risk of psychosis when they're older.
Despite affecting 1-3% of the population, it takes on average 10 years to receive an accurate diagnosis for bipolar. This World Bipolar Day, we share the thoughts of three people living with bipolar, from the difficulties they’ve encountered to their hopes for the future.
Paramedics are three times as likely as the general population to develop mental health problems. We chat to a researcher testing a simple exercise with the hope of preventing mental illness from affecting so many emergency workers.
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between the 8th and 14th of May and this year it asks - are you surviving or thriving?
Children's Mental Health Week takes place from the 6th to the 12th of February and this year asks people to spread a little kindness.