Prisoner was suffering from ‘severe’ mental health condition but was ‘hopeful’ for future

Prisoner was suffering from ‘severe’ mental health condition but was ‘hopeful’ for future

A psychiatrist told the inquest she was “shocked” to hear of the death of a 46-year-old woman A warning: This story contains information that some readers may find disturbing. An inmate who took his own life in an Isle of Man prison suffered from “serious” mental health problems but was “hopeful for the future” at … Read more

New Lantzville ‘mental fitness trail’ believed to be first of its kind in Canada

New Lantzville ‘mental fitness trail’ believed to be first of its kind in Canada

The project itself began a few years ago, when Lantzville Mayor Mark Swain connected Rotary with Ojala’s family. They had originally approached the District to propose a memorial bench, but the idea of ​​something more proactive took over. “We should do something to help raise awareness about mental health here, so we came up with … Read more

Sudha Murthy speaks about cervical cancer in Parliament

Sudha Murthy speaks about cervical cancer in Parliament

Sudha Murthy on Cervical Cancer: Sudha Murthy highlighted the problems of cervical cancer among women during her speech in Parliament. The video of Sudha Murthy’s speech is going viral on social media. People are praising her speech a lot on social media. Arrangements should be made to vaccinate girls aged 9 to 14. Sudha Murthy … Read more

Unregulated online gambling attracting children, harm prevention agency says

Unregulated online gambling attracting children, harm prevention agency says

A middle-aged boy who spent all night playing online games racked up $16,000 on his mother’s credit card, said Mapu Maia chief executive Pesio Ah-Honi. Photo: 123RF According to a support service, children as young as 11 are racking up thousands of dollars in debt due to online gambling. The Mapu Maia director said there … Read more

Business owners increasingly facing mental health struggles

Business owners increasingly facing mental health struggles

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King Tough trading conditions are increasingly taking a toll on the mental health of small and medium-sized business owners. The latest MYOB business monitor shows that more than a third of respondents have experienced mental distress, such as anxiety or depression, since taking over their business. For homeowners facing decreased income, … Read more

Why seasonal affective disorder impacts our mood in winter, and how to treat it

Why seasonal affective disorder impacts our mood in winter, and how to treat it

Photo: unpack Many of us suffer from the winter blues, but seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a mental illness and should be treated accordingly, says clinical psychologist Jacqui Maguire. People who suffer from SAD have many of the common depressive symptoms, he told RNZ. Nights. “It can be low mood, loss of joy, a change … Read more

‘Henry had turned into a dragon’ – Living with postpartum psychosis

‘Henry had turned into a dragon’ – Living with postpartum psychosis

Australian health professional Ariane Beeston has written a book about her experience with postpartum psychosis. Photo: supplied by Black Inc Books Ariane Beeston was walking her son in his stroller when she looked down and didn’t see a baby. “I was walking home from work, pushing the stroller, and Henry had turned into a dragon. … Read more