Tag: Mental health

News

Norfolk and Suffolk Health Trust update

A regional mental health trust has admitted the removal of more than 300 young people from its waiting list was a deliberate decision and not due to “human error.” The Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust (NSFT) sent out the letter in May informing people their appointments had been cancelled and that their referrals had been…

Features

You control what?

Eating disorders live within and amongst us. Most have encountered it in some form, knowing friends and family with a history of disordered eating. This feels like a ‘make or break’ period for those facing psychiatric impediment. Recovery without the occasional step backwards is to be expected, and few health journeys are quick. No recovery…

Global

Concerns over mental health during Italy’s lockdown

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, has proven to be a highly infectious and deadly pathogen. But there’s another hidden crisis spreading alongside the virus, the psychological toll of government lockdowns. Social distancing measures, usually in the form of a lockdown, have been essential to controlling the spread of this virus. Italy was…

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