Despite the act being banned, hundreds of children have been treated on psychiatric wards designed specifically for adult patients, a new report suggests.
It takes a special kind of person to work in our industry. We don’t just support people; we help them achieve their aspirations. We help them, in a very real way, change their lives and that’s no small thing.
Following the publishing of a recent report, new figures have suggested males are less likely to seek support for mental health issues than their female peers.
Sport has been shown to have profound benefits for people living with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression by reducing the levels of stress hormones found in our body and instigating the production of endorphins.
Naturally, this begs the question; could these same benefits apply to people living with learning disabilities?
Living with anxiety is kind of like being on a rollercoaster blindfolded. You know those moments of adrenalin fuelled panic are coming, you just don’t know when, how bad they will be or how long they will last.
For people living with learning disabilities, it can often be hard to maintain or even start a relationship as a result of the personal and social challenges many encounter.
Due to the intense nature of working in a military capacity, ex forces members are often severely affected by mental health symptoms and this can have a profound effect on their quality of life.
We would like to introduce and welcome our new Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chris Kennedy.
A person’s mental health has many influential factors, not least of which is their cultural background.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a specific form of psychiatric disorder encompassing a number of symptoms which affect a person’s behaviour.