Mental health has been in the news again, and it’s fantastic that Princes William and Harry are using their influence to help make the issue something that it’s okay to talk about. On the more negative side, Christian news website Premier recently reported on an […]
This week I was at a very inspiring meeting, all about how faith communities can become more mental health and dementia-friendly.
Mental health is in the headlines this week – sadly for all the wrong reasons. However, the fact that people are talking about issues such as depression is, in itself, a good thing. Mental health issues are extremely common, and thought to affect one in […]
This morning, on Radio 4, a report was broadcast on the schemes that have been set up for the elderly by local residents (often by those who are over 60 themselves) to help reduce the social isolation. Garforth Neighbourhood Elders Team in Leeds was one […]
Recently I found myself in a radio studio recording a news commentary programme. There were a number of interesting things to discuss and to wrestle with regarding how the issues raised reflected on faith and what faith communities might want to do in response, or […]
Reposted with permission from Men’s Health Forum. A story in today’s Independent is another sad reminder of the high rate of suicide in men and how men’s relationship with work can kill. “A 20-year-old unemployed gardener killed himself after he was turned down for up […]