Tag: mental health

Men are less likely than women to acknowledge mental health issues or seek help and support from friends, family or professionals. I find out how healthcare professionals can address this problem, in this feature for Training Matters magazine…

Around 10% of fathers experience mental health difficulties during the period around the birth of their child, according to NHS England. But while post-natal depression (PND) and mental health issues have become more recognised and supported in mothers, they remain

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We’ve all got that drawer or cupboard at home full of ‘stuff’: a random assortment of things like cables – but not the appliances they once powered – foreign currency that can’t be spent anywhere any more and a bunch

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Feelings of loneliness affect us all at some point, but being lonely can be a serious problem when it becomes chronic, affecting our health and wellbeing and damaging our ability to connect with others. I find out how pharmacy can

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New statistics show that women are drinking more alcohol than ever before. I find out what community pharmacy staff can do to help customers moderate their intake, in this feature for Training Matters magazine.

Men’s life expectancy is getting closer to that of women but gender health gaps remain, particularly in the areas of obesity, diabetes and mental health. I find out why, in this feature for Pharmacy magazine.

According to the children and young people’s mental health charity YoungMinds, the proportion of 15 to 16-year-olds who say they frequently feel anxious or depressed has doubled in the past 30 years to two in 30 boys and two in 10

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