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.
Andrea's life changed when she was diagnosed with depression in 2015. Three years later, she's a business owner and an international bodybuilder, passionate about fitness and starting conversations about mental health. Here she shares her story, and her hopes for what research could achieve.
Asha, an MQ ambassador, shares her own experience of anxiety and self-harm and describes how research is helping her challenge misconceptions of mental health in South Asian communities.
These scientists are revolutionising how we understand and treat depression.
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.
An anonymous blogger describes how sexual abuse and mental illness have impacted her life, and explains why we must break the stigma surrounding mental health.