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  1. Mental Health Fringe Award launches for Edinburgh 2017
    A new award recognising the show that most successfully explores the subject of mental health has been launched for the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe. The Mental Health Fringe Award will be run by the Mental Health Foundation with the support of the Tron Theatre ...
  2. Mental health services are failing young autistic people
    Young autistic people struggle to access mental health services in the UK. Credit: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock As well as suffering from mental health problems, these young people told us how they lacked confidence and generally felt unhappy ...
  3. Mental and physical health care parity a distant prospect, warns senior doctor
    Government ambitions to put mental health care on a par with that for physical ailments is a “very distant prospect”, a leading doctor has said. Dr Mark Porter, chairman of council at the British Medical Association, told delegates at the union’s ...
  4. Mental health crisis service secures £3 million further funding
    A mental health phone support service has been awarded £3million of more funding after helping reduce visits to A&E departments. Run by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), the First Response Service fielded more than 10,700 calls ...
  5. 'His oldest son tried to have him committed to a mental hospital': Family of woman stabbed to death by her partner in murder-suicide want mental health checks before DV ...
    The family of a murdered mother-of-four believe a compulsory mental health check would have saved her life. Teresa Bradford, 40, was stabbed to death by estranged husband David in January this year in front of their children. Mr Bradford had been released ...
  6. Actors can't play Hamlet as simply mad in world of mental health awareness, actor says
    Shakespeare’s Hamlet cannot be played simply as “mad” nowadays because audiences are so tuned in to mental health issues, the actor Andrew Scott has said. Scott, who is currently playing Hamlet at the Harold Pinter Theatre, said analysis of the play ...
  7. How I Improved My Mental Health During Ramadhan
    The month can have a considerable impact on someone's health. For a lot of people it can be a huge physical and mental challenge, with factors like the hot weather, long summer days, a lack of food and drink, and disrupted sleep patterns. Despite this ...
  8. Mental health waiting time boost as NHS sees more in target period
    The number of under-18s receiving mental health treatments on time has increased dramatically in the last two years, new figures show. A report from NHS Scotland has revealed that the number of patients being seen within the referral-to-treatment (RTT ...
  9. Award for mental health professional who shared her own struggle with depression
    A former NHS mental health director has won an award for speaking out about ... is okay to reach out for help “We hope other nursing professionals throughout the UK - who work tirelessly to help others, often under great stress - will be encouraged ...
  10. Mental health trust to be the first in the UK to roll out groundbreaking men’s initiative
    Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) will be hosting Professor Marvin Westwood from next week (June 23) as he visits staff to discuss the way he has used theatrical production and reenactment to help Canadian veterans with PTSD manage their ...