Mental health in Thoughts from the Centre

Is the nation sobering up?

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This week we are pleased to share perspectives on how behaviour change can help tackle harmful drinking from our colleagues Liz Hampson and Nicole Malouf,  – This is a short thought piece to be presented at The Global Chief Medical officers Network. 

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Posted on 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

Helping people with dementia get by with a little help from their friends

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In May 2014, Public Health England and the Alzheimer’s Society, as part of the Prime Ministers Dementia Challenge, joined forces to launch a new campaign to encourage people to become Dementia Friends. Dementia Friends is a social movement which aims to create one million "Dementia Friends" by 2015. Currently there are over 500,000 Dementia Friends in the UK. This week, Deloitte’s entire Executive became Dementia Friends and, in leading by example, hope to boost the number by encouraging other Deloitte employees, and hopefully their clients, to follow suit.

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Posted on 14/11/2014 | 0 Comments

Can technology revolutionise how we deal with mental health?

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Mental health is regularly referred to as the ‘Cinderella of all NHS Cinderella services’. In recognition of this, the coalition Government’s 2011 outcomes strategy No Health Without Mental Health, set out plans to improve people’s mental health and wellbeing.

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Posted on 02/10/2014 | 0 Comments