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Racial equality in mental healthcare

07 Feb 2022

Racial equality in mental healthcare

In a recent study from the USA, it was reported that healthcare professionals use disproportionately high negative terms to describe black patients’ behaviours in comparison with white counterparts (Special Report: Racism and Inequities in Health Care for Black Americans).

Written by Dinesh Bhugra

Studying electronic health records of over 18,000 …

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SANE supports NHS mental health services ‘Help!’ campaign

17 Jan 2022

SANE supports NHS mental health services ‘Help!’ campaign

SANE is supporting NHS England and NHS Improvement’s latest mental health campaign to encourage people struggling with their mental health to seek support.

The NHS provides a range of talking therapies for common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression which are free, effective and confidential.

The ‘Help!’ campaign …

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Is there really such a thing as Blue Monday?

17 Jan 2022

Is there really such a thing as Blue Monday?

If you click on social media today, scroll through your newsfeed or pick up a newspaper, you might hear it’s “Blue Monday”, supposedly the most depressing day of the year.

Ever since 2005, the third Monday of every January has had the infamous reputation of being the gloomiest day in …

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Cannabis: The need for a balanced debate

10 Jan 2022

Cannabis: The need for a balanced debate

A series of recent articles in The Times has looked at aspects of cannabis including decriminialisation, the risks posed by ultra-potent forms of cannabis, and why parents need to understand the risks associated with high-strength skunk and psychosis. Links are at the end of this article.

We’ve shared Understanding the impact …

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