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Fears growing over future of two Liverpool mental health centres

By Lucy Roue, Liverpool Echo
Fears are growing for the future of two mental health centres after proposals to out-source the services in the face of £156m council cuts.
 
Around 40 campaigners met last night to discuss the future of the Crown Street Mental Health Hub, in Liverpool, and the Norris Green-based Parthenon Resource Centre.
 
The day centres are used by around 500 people with a range of mental health issues and offer group activities as well as access to a social worker.
 
The meeting, organised by Liverpool Against the Cuts and held at UNITE the Union,

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31 | 07 | 2014
'Luckily depression never lasts long with me': Robert Pattinson opens his heart about his ongoing anxiety issues

By Jane Howdle, Mail Online.
Brooding heart-throb Robert Pattinson has spoken out about his ongoing battle with anxiety and depression – and surprisingly he's not

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31 | 07 | 2014
Depression can contribute to onset of Alzheimer's disease, study finds

By The Telegraph

Rapid decline in thinking and memory skills increased when the elderly suffer from depression, study finds.

Loneliness and loss of

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31 | 07 | 2014
The scandal of common mental illnesses left untreated

By Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman, The Guardian

Would we tolerate a situation in which the majority of those suffering from diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis

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30 | 07 | 2014
One in five GPs report patient harm as mental health services struggle to cope

By Caroline Price, Pulse.
A fifth of GPs have seen patients come to harm as they were unable to access appropriate support from their community mental health teams

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30 | 07 | 2014
Blood test can predict risk of suicide

By Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph. Photo: Alamy

Researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, found that variations in a single gene can be used to predict

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30 | 07 | 2014
Mike is getting built for mental health!

Mike Cadwallader is taking part in his first ever bodybuilding competition to raise money for mental health recovery!
 
With help from family and friends, he is

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29 | 07 | 2014
Children are suffering as mental health services fail to cope, say parents and teachers

Janet Murray, The Guardian
 
Headteachers say better mental health services are needed, not more guidelines telling schools how to make referrals.

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29 | 07 | 2014
Racism causing mental health issues in Indigenous communities, survey shows

Australian Associated Press- theguardian.com
Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP
 
Senator Nova Peris and Jeff Kennett join in campaign to combat

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29 | 07 | 2014
Mental health patients are subject to an "alarming" postcode lottery

By Catriona Harvey-Jenner,

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29 | 07 | 2014
Mindfulness: it's good to be busy doing nothing

By Elizabeth McFarlene, The Telegraph
Are you too busy? Stressed? Not enough hours in the day? Not sleeping properly? Constantly rushing from one thing to the next

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28 | 07 | 2014