Tag: mental health

Posted in Mental Health

How to stay safe and sane during coronavirus isolation

How to stay safe and sane during coronavirus isolation, according to science https://t.co/JaR74AYjBl via @thenextweb — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) April 4, 2020 2. Structure your…

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Posted in Peer Support Psychology

Peer support groups show promise in helping men facing mental health problems

Q: You’ve said that men will go to therapy but they tend to only stay with it for a session or two. Why? A: The…

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Posted in Psychology

How being less agreeable can actually benefit your mental health

How being less agreeable can actually benefit your mental health https://t.co/LP4FMFeEjk — Psychology Today (@PsychToday) March 27, 2020

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Posted in Peer Support

Mental Health Commission – effective peer support services

Given choice in match of peer worker Focus is on achievement of personal goals Social inclusion/community integration, employment, education, training are considered Support given to…

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Posted in Psychiatry Psychology

Adolescents’ technology usage did not predict later mental health problems

http://bit.ly/30M7ryUhttp://bit.ly/30M7ryUhttp://bit.ly/30M7ryU After collecting 13,017 total observations over 5,270 study days, the study’s authors found that adolescents’ technology usage did not predict later mental health problems….

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Posted in Psychology

Myth: It’s too late to change the habits of a lifetime

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/home/myths?stage=Stage This myth is a close relative of the “old dog” one. Again the amount of evidence available on the benefits in older age of…

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Posted in Psychology

Mental health service on hold during clinical psychologists’ strike

http://bit.ly/2GSNf6J About 600 clinical psychologists are refusing to work overtime for six weeks as they negotiate with the country’s 17 district health boards for increased…

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Posted in Psychology

Mental health has been commoditised

http://bit.ly/2YQtKmi In the 1980s, British audiences smiled bemusedly at neurosis-laden Woody Allen films and the normality with which American television and cinema treated notions of…

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Posted in Psychiatry Psychology

176,310 people accessed mental health services (3.6% of the population) in 2017

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Posted in Politics Psychology

Government’s Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

We've published our submission on the Government's Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. Here is the our summary. Read the full submission here: https://t.co/Z1ltdjCpCn pic.twitter.com/ECOtYn0UQV…

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