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COVID-19 lockdowns reveal loneliness crisis for young people

COVID-19 lockdowns reveal loneliness crisis for young people

The national COVID-19 lockdowns across Europe are having an alarming effect on young people under 30, according to new research, with many experiencing the...
XPhyto: A leader in innovating psychedelic drugs

XPhyto: A leader in innovating psychedelic drugs

XPhyto Therapeutics Corp is exploring the role that psychedelic pharmaceutical drugs can play in combatting mental health conditions. It’s a staggering statistic. A full 11%...
Supporting the health of people with multiple and complex needs

Supporting the health of people with multiple and complex needs

New research has revealed insights into why many people with multiple and complex needs often die early, and offers suggestions on how to help...
Major UK Mental Health Act reform to give patients more autonomy

Major UK Mental Health Act reform to give patients more autonomy

Patients in the UK are set to have more control over their mental health treatment in a major overhaul of the country’s Mental Health...
Drop in number of people seeking mental health support during lockdown

Drop in number of people seeking mental health support during lockdown

New research has shown a drop of more than third in the number of people seeking help for mental illness or self-harm during the...
Treating depression by ‘erasing’ neuroplasticity damage caused by stress

Treating depression by ‘erasing’ neuroplasticity damage caused by stress

Researchers have used epigenetic modulators in an attempt at ‘erasing’ damage to neuroplasticity caused by stress, showing that acute intervention in epigenetic mechanisms produces...
NHS needs more resources to vaccinate public effectively warns BMA

NHS needs more resources to vaccinate public effectively warns BMA

The BMA has warned the NHS will need more resources if it is to vaccinate the public effectively after a new survey has revealed...
UK’s first investment fund dedicated to psychedelic healthcare

UK’s first investment fund dedicated to psychedelic healthcare

In a first for the UK, an investment fund dedicated to psychedelic healthcare has been launched. The new fund comes as recent rigorous clinical trials...
Clinical trial explores psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans

Clinical trial explores psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans

A company exploring the efficacy of psychedelic treatments for PTSD in veterans has announced the international expansion of its Phase 2A clinical trials. The Mydecine...
workplace mental health

Workplace mental health: from bit player to the red carpet?

Acas Senior Policy Advisor Adrian Wakeling explores the increasing awareness of mental health in the workplace. It has become increasingly apparent that mental health is...
Mental health funding urgently needed as UK suicides increase

Mental health funding urgently needed as UK suicides increase

A mental health charity is calling on the UK Government to back more funding for mental health charities helping UK workers as depression and...
UK opens applications for green social prescribing pilots

UK opens applications for green social prescribing pilots

Applications are now open to deliver four ‘green social prescribing’ pilots a bid to help the communities hardest hit by COVID-19. Activities such as walking,...
Combatting resistant depression with DMT and digital therapy

Combatting resistant depression with DMT and digital therapy

A wellbeing company is developing novel formulations of dimethyltryptamine (DMT) to help combat treatment resistant depression in combination with digital psychotherapy. Nearly 264 million people live...
UK charity receives £27m funding to help 10,000 people with mental health

UK charity receives £27m funding to help 10,000 people with mental health

UK mental health charity Think Ahead has received £27m of funding from the UK Government to expand its health social work graduate programme. The funding...
Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

A new YouGov survey has revealed that British citizens are demanding better access to mental health and counselling services following the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS...
New framework will accelerate global public health efforts

New framework will accelerate global public health efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have signed a new collaborative framework which will accelerate joint public health efforts that support vulnerable and marginalised...
Ketamine therapy insights from experts in the field

Ketamine therapy insights from experts in the field

A Molecular Masterclass conference delved into the benefits, research, and policy surrounding ketamine therapy. The masterclass explored ketamine at the intersection of clinical care, research,...
Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

A new report into the impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors has found that delayed 999 calls due to concerns around COVID-19 have left...
Mental health problems and burnout among healthcare workers

Mental health problems and burnout among healthcare workers

A recent report has shown that mental health problems and burnout are prevalent among healthcare workers. The report, published in July by The Society of...

How is COVID-19 impacting the mental health of nurses?

C3 Collaborating for Health explores nurses’ mental health for 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife. When the World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 as...

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