mental health

£3 million Dementia Consortium launched (Alzheimer’s Research UK). Sign Up Now!!!

Originally posted on MMU Research and Knowledge Exchange Blog:
£3m Dementia Consortium launched to boost dementia drug discovery After the first G8 summit on dementia research was held yesterday in the UK (http://dementiachallenge.dh.gov.uk/category/g8-dementia-summit/) , a new £3 million Dementia Consortium is being launched bringing together research experts from the charitable, academic and private sectors to expedite…

emotional health and wellbeing / mental health

The impact of exercise projects to promote mental wellbeing

“This study investigates whether exercise projects, funded by the time to change anti-stigma programme to reduce mental health-related stigma and discrimination in England, can improve wellbeing, participation in physical activity, readiness to disclose mental health problems or perceived reduction in levels of stigma and discrimination.” View the abstract: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/09638237.2013.841874 Continue reading

Briefing / mental health / social care / workforce

Barriers to employment: what works for people with mental health problems

The Centre for Mental Health have produced a briefing looking “at what interventions work as well, where gaps exist in evidence-based interventions as well as some current models of supported employment and urges commissioners and providers of both employment services and health and social care to make support into employment a priority. ” Read the briefing at: … Continue reading