Tackling loneliness in people with mental health problems

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Timothy Matthews reflects on a scoping review from last year entitled: A life less lonely – the state of the art in interventions to reduce loneliness in people with mental health problems.

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Community singing helps mental health recovery

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As we prepare for our choral music #MentalHealthJukebox on Saturday 27th January, Liesbeth Tip explores a qualitative evaluation of a Norfolk-based community singing project (Sing Your Heart Out) aimed at people with mental health conditions and the general public.

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Personal well-being networks for severe mental illness: the importance of being social

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The University College London Mental Health Masters students summarise a recent exploratory study on personal well-being networks, social capital and severe mental illness.

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How to create a physical activity legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games?

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The London 2012 Paralympic Games open today and it is estimated that the cumulative television audience of the Paralympics across the 10 days of competition will tally a record four billion worldwide. Following the success of Team GB in the Olympic Games the excitement and interest has risen across the UK and people are looking [read the full story…]