Tag Archives: mental health

Long road ahead: stigma around mental health

Men’s mental health has seen small progress, due to it becoming more of an open conversation. However, Mintel – experts in what consumers want and why, reveal that there’s still a long way to go, based on recent research they’ve conducted. “There has been a strong focus on men’s mental …

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September sheds light on awareness

Throughout September there are three awareness days, which include: Child Protection Week (September 1-7); World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and RU OK Day (September 12). In 2019 (up until July) there have been 76,257 contacts made to Kids Helpline, with 6,928 related to suicide. It’s noted that mental health …

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Anxiety could be eased by regulating gut bacteria

People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies published today in the journal General Psychiatry. Anxiety symptoms are common in people with mental diseases and a variety of physical …

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