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News digest of what I have been covering recently

Posted on 16 September 2019

I keep a close eye on developments in the world of mental health and improving emotional wellness. Here are some of the best things around at the moment:

 

Work and mental health

Journalists in danger zones at mental health risk

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Spotlight on one UK police force and how they are helping officers

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Working away from home harms MPs mental health

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Starbucks doing good things on mental health for its employees. Read more over at my Facebook page.

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Royals and celebrities: speaking out and taking action

Singer Sam Smith on his sexuality, anxiety and how sharing his thoughts helped

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Prince William builds on the Heads-Up campaign by reaching out to professional football

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US footballers and Michelle Obama, giving support for those who are the first in their families to go to university

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Kylie Jenner’s less than perfect life

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Prince William backs hospital’s psychological support plan

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Post-natal PTSD and birth trauma

Make birth better

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New mother Sophie Butler’s story of how she got her mental equilibrium back after a traumatic birth experience

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Mothers are not being listened to during the birth process. Study finds this is a big factor in birth trauma

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Eye movement therapy helps mum Sophie Thomas overcome PTSD following birth.

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New tech and social media: what’s new, and what are the experts saying

Virtual reality app helps children who are facing an operation cope with fears

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Is social media changing our personalities permanently?

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Mental health apps good or bad?

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The ‘always on’ culture is harming mental health

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Professional updates: the latest from governments, professional mental health organisations and the rest

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) adds a new definition of anxiety. Is it useful?

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UK promises new government money for victims of sexual assault.

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The long-term mental health plan for England announced

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Too much prescription of addictive painkillers. Cognitive hypnotherapy can be the answer

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