The lesson of Prince Harry’s grief?

The lesson of Prince Harry’s grief ? We need mental health services for all. 0ne of my strongest memories of attending Princess Diana’s funeral is of sitting up high in Westminster Abbey and looking down on her young sons. During the long service no one touched them or hugged them, though everyone was moved by [...]

How dieters are in denial: People underestimate how much they eat by up to 50%

Many a dieter 'forgets' about a chocolate bar they've eaten in the hope the calories didn't count. Now, a study reveals the practice of living in denial may be more widespread than ever. People are under-reporting how many calories they consume by up to 50 per cent, a new study suggests. Many national surveys conclude [...]

Rise in serious incidents at English mental health trusts

Source: BBC Source: SPL More than 8,000 serious incidents were reported by mental health trusts in England last year - an increase of more than a third over a two-year period. The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Liberal Democrats, include a rise in unexpected deaths and suicides. The NHS [...]

Mental health: ‘One in four adults in England has a condition’

Source: BBC Source: Thinkstock One in four adults has been diagnosed with a mental illness at some stage during their lifetime, the annual health survey for England suggests. The survey asked 5,000 adults and found 26% said they had received a mental health illness diagnosis. Depression was the most frequently reported mental illness, with [...]