Post Tagged with: “Mental Health”

Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

Mental health problems highest among education workers, says Union

By James Fountain The country’s main teaching union is calling on the government to tackle unprecedented levels of mental health problems in education. Andrew Morris, assistant general secretary of the National Education Union told Yorkshire Voice: “Education workers have the highest rates of work related stress, depression and anxiety. “80% of NEU members say their working hours have increased in […]

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Suicide survivor backs Movember campaign to get men talking about mental health

Suicide survivor backs Movember campaign to get men talking about mental health

  By Maisie Clancy AN ACCOUNTANT who attempted suicide is backing the Movember campaign to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues.

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Leeds celebrates mental wellbeing with art festival

Leeds celebrates mental wellbeing with art festival

By Mellissa Dzinzi THE ORGANISERS of a mental wellbeing festival say we still need to break the taboo about mental health problems.

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Leeds Love Art Festival confronts workplace mental health issues

Leeds Love Art Festival confronts workplace mental health issues

By Ian Molyneaux MENTAL HEALTH issues due to work affect 60 per cent of employees, according to the Mental Health at Work 2017 report released this week.

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Yorkshire Voice show 04/05/17

Yorkshire Voice show 04/05/17

On today’s news – the family of an 11-year-old boy who died after being bullied have backed a new film made by All Saints Primary School and Bradford University. We also report on a petition calling for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools.

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Leeds students connect to talk about mental health and wellbeing at Sikhing Positivity Workshop

Leeds students connect to talk about mental health and wellbeing at Sikhing Positivity Workshop

By Rajdeep Jheeta LEEDS STUDENTS speak out about the problems within the Sikh community  by discussing  the issues they deal with day-to-day.   The Leeds Sikh society came together at University of Leeds on Thursday to discuss the stigma attached around mental health and wellbeing in the community. The workshop was held by organisers Manveer Kaur and Tript Kaur, both […]

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Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

  By Hannah McDonagh CAMPAIGNERS are calling for mental health awareness to be taught in schools after studies showed that one in 10 children and young people aged five to 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder.

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Experts welcome Theresa May’s promise to tackle mental health crisis in secondary schools

Experts welcome Theresa May’s promise to tackle mental health crisis in secondary schools

By Chelsey Ward SECONDARY schools across the UK are being urged to improve mental health support policies as figures show at least 90 per cent of teenagers who commit suicide have some type of mental illness. Research shows half of mental health problems start by the age of 14 and 75 per cent by the age of 18. This comes after Prime […]

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Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

By Leanne Simmons HEALTH EXPERTS are warning that women are putting themselves at greater risk of mouth, throat and breast cancer after a new study found they now drink as much booze as men.

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Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

By Terrileigh Wilkinson TEACHING CHILDREN to recognise their emotions could be the key to reducing suicide rates, says a behaviour expert. Richard Daniel Curtis, a leading behaviour expert known as The Kid Calmer, believes the hormonal level in the brain can relate to health issues children can suffer when exposed to abuse. Mr Curtis said: “If we were to focus on giving […]

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