Mental Health News
  • Psychedelic therapy could 'reset' depressed brain

    Added On : 16th March 2021

    A powerful hallucinogenic drug known for its part in shamanic rituals is being trialled as a potential cure for depression for the first time.

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  • Saudi support group tackling mental health with compassion

    Added On : 4th November 2020

    The Jeddah Support Group provide people a supportive space to share feelings about their struggles with depression or anxiety.

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  • Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

    Added On : 18th March 2020

    Coronavirus has plunged the world into uncertainty and the constant news about the pandemic can feel relentless. All of this is taking its toll on people's mental health, particularly those already living with conditions like anxiety and OCD. So how can we protect our mental health?

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  • Obesity not caused by lack of willpower - psychologists

    Added On : 26th September 2019

    Obesity is not a choice and making people feel ashamed results only in them feeling worse about themselves, a report by top psychologists says.

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  • High blood pressure in mid-30s may pose risk to brain health

    Added On : 22nd August 2019

    People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study.

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  • Alzheimer's blood test 'one step closer'

    Added On : 5th August 2019

    Researchers say they can accurately identify people on track to develop Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear, which could help the progress of drug trials.

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  • Potent cannabis increases risk of serious mental illness, says study

    Added On : 21st March 2019

    Smoking potent 'skunk-like' cannabis increases your risk of serious mental illness, say researchers.

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  • Mental health: Finding someone to talk to

    Added On : 21st October 2018

    The pressures on mental health services are well documented. But what is it like to try to negotiate the system to get the help you need?

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  • Depressed? The places not to live if you need help

    Added On : 20th October 2018

    A flagship NHS mental health service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, research by the BBC shows

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  • Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'

    Added On : 11th April 2017

    Image result for Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'Doctors trialling the use of ketamine to treat depression are calling for the treatment to be rolled out.

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