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SANE supporter Kevin Murray takes the Black Dog to Stockport!

Inspirational fundraiser Kevin Murray has welcomed SANE’s anti-stigma Black Dog Campaign into the North West for the first time.
 
Kevin, who suffers from depression, decided to run the Great North Run for mental health recovery, but wanted to take his commitment one step further. He arranged for SANE’s Black Dog statue, Kalman, to visit Marple in Stockport.
 
He said, “I got involved with the Black Dog Campaign because of my desire to help people who may be in a similar situation to myself. I nearly lost everything I hold dear, namely my wife, son and business, because of an all-consuming illness.”

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16 | 09 | 2014
Can online therapy REALLY reduce stress and anxiety? Yes, says new study into mindfulness apps

By Naomi Greenway, MailOnline

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15 | 09 | 2014
Art that sheds light on schizophrenia

By Hilly James, The Telegraph
Using images from medical science, artist Susan Aldworth has used her work to raise questions about what goes on in her head, and

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15 | 09 | 2014
Facebook and Samaritans publish mental health outreach guide

By Katie Collins, www.wired.co.uk.
 
Facebook has joined with the Samaritans to release a guide designed to

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11 | 09 | 2014
Europe's largest mental health facility for young people to be built in Northampton - at a cost of £45m

By Nick Bieber, Northants Herald & Post.
 
A charity is set to build Europe's largest mental health facility for young people in Northampton.

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11 | 09 | 2014
The link between sunny days and suicide

By Mandy Oaklander, time.com.
 
Sunshine seems to be linked to suicide - but not in the way you might think.
 

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11 | 09 | 2014
Prenatal alcohol consumption linked to mental health problems

By Denis Campbell, health correspondent, The Guardian. Photograph by Sipa Press/Rex Features.
 
Children of mothers who drink as little as

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11 | 09 | 2014
Ruby Wax to perform in Leeds

By Yorkshire Evening Post.
 
Motormouth Ruby Wax is bringing her new tour, which is all about the human brain, to Leeds in October.

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11 | 09 | 2014
World Suicide Prevention Day uses social media to promote connectedness

Professor Louis Appleby, Social care blog, Department of Health.
 
“Social media are often in the news for the wrong reasons, but in the last two

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11 | 09 | 2014
Chief medical officer: "Make mental health a bigger priority"

By Nick Triggle, health correspondent, BBC News.
 
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection

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11 | 09 | 2014
'My wife saved me from eating disorder': Andrew Flintoff on how his wife's support helped him battle bulimia

By Sam Creighton, Mail Online

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08 | 09 | 2014