New research has found that greater social support and activities like exercise could protect children and teenagers, who have encountered multiple forms of victimisation, against psychotic experiences.
Guest blogger Melanie's daughter was twelve when she first tried to take her own life. In this blog, Melanie describes her daughter's journey to recovery and shares her hopes for what mental health research could achieve for young people.
New research we’ve funded has linked - for the first time - an increase in consumption of folic acid during pregnancy with changes in children’s brain development. And this was associated with a reduction in the incidence of psychotic symptoms.
Today we’re announcing £230,000 of funding for five innovative research projects.
Ahead of Father’s Day we spoke to André Tomlin, a mental health researcher, founder of the Mental Elf website and dad of Ava, Luca & Edie Rae. He shared with us his own experiences of depression as a father, and his hopes for what mental health research could achieve for his children.
This Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re celebrating the incredible work of two key MQ supporters who have played a huge role in raising awareness of mental health research through our We Swear campaign.
A new award is recognising researchers that prioritise public, patient and carer involvement.
Find out more about MQ's Young People's Advisory Group