Let’s stop stigma – And change mental health

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Breastfeeding "cuts post-natal depression risk", according to study

By James Gallagher, Health Editor, BBC News

Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a large study of 14,000 new mothers.
 
However, there is a large increase in the risk of depression in women planning to breastfeed who are then unable to do so.
 
The study, published in the journal Maternal and Child Health, called for more support for women unable to breastfeed.
 
A parenting charity said mental health was a "huge issue" for many mothers.
 
The health benefits of breastfeeding to the baby are clear
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21 | 08 | 2014
 Retired hubby syndrome: Wives suffer stress and depression when men quit work

By Ben Spencer, Daily Mail. Image by Wavebreak Media Ltd./Corbis.
 
It is the stage when a husband and wife finally have the chance to spend time

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21 | 08 | 2014
Why are more boys than ever self-harming?

By Theo Merz, The Telegraph

Sam still bears the scars from the first time he self-harmed. Four years on, the emotional distress may have passed, but the two-inch

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21 | 08 | 2014
Professor Green: "Men shouldn’t suffer in silence with depression and anxiety"

By Professor Green, The Guardian. Picture by www.digitalspy.co.uk.
 
I was 24 when my dad, Peter

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21 | 08 | 2014
Ironman Matt is making a difference to mental health

Fundraiser Matt is looking forward to his birthday on the 14th of September… but rather than settling down with a big slice of chocolate cake, he’s decided to celebrate in style, by

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20 | 08 | 2014
"I wanted people to question the dangerous lengths people go to attain beauty": Former anorexic turned plus-size model Crystal Renn on why she wrote her memoirs at 23

By Katy Winter, Daily Mail. Picture by http://radaronline.com.
 
With high-profile campaigns for Chanel and

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19 | 08 | 2014
James Arthur reveals battle with anxiety and plans for a 'therapeutic' new album

By Colette Fahy, Daily Mail
 
His ascent to fame has been filled with controversy but after a tumultuous year, including getting dumped by his

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19 | 08 | 2014
Participants required for LGBT mental health survey

By Pink News
 
Researchers at King’s College London are studying how stigma and discrimination contribute to mental health problems among LGBT

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19 | 08 | 2014
Scandal of putting mentally ill children in police cells must end, says MP

By Denis Campbell, The Guardian

Dr Sarah Wollaston condemns use of police stations for under-18s who are having a breakdown rather than taking them to specialist

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18 | 08 | 2014
Kiss star Gene Simmons sorry for depression remarks

By BBC News and Entertainment
Rock star Gene Simmons has apologised for "spur of the moment" remarks about people who suffer from depression.

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18 | 08 | 2014
Sinead O'Connor: 'When you admit to mental illness, people treat you like dirt'

By Lisa Wright, NME
Sinead O'Connor has spoken out about the public's perception of mental

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18 | 08 | 2014