Maurice Gibb and his battle with alcohol

“The only person I wanted to run from was me”…Maurice Gibb talks about his battle with alcohol ‘ADDICTION’. I cannot watch programmes like X-factor anymore because it scares me just how desperate some of the contestants are to gain their slice of fame. “It means everything to me” a young hopeful will tell Simon Cowell, [...]

By |2018-02-24T17:46:21+00:00February 24th, 2018|Must Read, The Tribe|0 Comments

People with depression use language differently

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact of the poetry and song [...]

By |2018-02-07T10:35:29+00:00February 7th, 2018|Must Read|0 Comments

One suicide is one too many – but 80 a year?

Jeremy Hunt is urging mental health units to prevent the scores of suicides by patients that occur on wards every year, which he says are due to failings of care by NHS providers. The health and social care secretary wants to cut the number of inpatients taking their own life on NHS premises from more [...]

By |2018-01-31T10:34:00+00:00January 31st, 2018|Must Read|0 Comments

White children are more likely to suffer mental health issues

White children are more likely to suffer mental health issues than their peers, a major study has found. The rise of marital breakdown has been blamed for the higher instance of “emotional problems” among white children, with researchers pointing to “better family cohesion” in ethnic communities. READ MORE.

By |2018-01-11T19:58:07+00:00January 11th, 2018|Must Read|0 Comments

Donald Trump – is he mentally ill?

The revelations in Michael Wolff’s explosive book about Donald Trump’s first year in office have renewed scrutiny of the president’s mental health. Michael Wolff defends book and says of Trump: 'To quote Steve Bannon: He's lost it' Although the White House has denounced Wolff’s Fire and Fury as “complete fantasy”, the book sheds light on concerns [...]

By |2018-01-06T10:44:12+00:00January 6th, 2018|Must Read|0 Comments

Three reasons to get your stress levels in check in 2018

It’s difficult not to get stressed in our fast-paced lives. Whether you’re working overtime, battling exams, or caring for a sick relative, chronic stress has become commonplace. When we’re acutely stressed, the fight-or-flight system jumps into action, sending a surge of adrenaline through the body. This product of evolution dramatically increases our reaction speed and [...]

By |2018-01-03T09:13:31+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Must Read|0 Comments

Why 2017 was the year everyone talked mental health

I think 2017 was a milestone for mental health in that men (and women) finally found a voice for sharing their mental health issues. It was well overdue too in my opinion. What is great to see is that regional newspapers like The Lincolnite are picking up the baton and featuring articles like this one [...]

By |2017-12-27T12:22:11+00:00December 27th, 2017|Must Read|1 Comment