Naming my rights: the significance of humanity in recovery17 February 2022
Being sectioned under the Mental Health Act can be a frightening and bewildering experience for patients. Many may not be able to understand, or engage with, their rights in this new setting. Although, as the author is this article illustrates, it is essential even when patient rights are being restricted they must be able to appreciate the value of their human rights and experience compassion.
Radicalisation and mental health: just how connected are they?08 February 2022
What’s in a breath? The simple science of breathing and mental wellness27 January 2022
Blue Monday, SAD and tackling winter blues17 January 2022
Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and widely recognised as the 'most depressing day of the year'. A mix of low finances and low mood after the Christmas period, grey weather and lack of motivation mean many people experience symptoms similar to that of seasonal affective disorder, but is there something really in this day?