Lucy Hyam summarises a recent systematic review which looks at pathways to improve early intervention for eating disorders.[read the full story...]
Sharing youth mental health lived experience: what impact does it have on young people?
In her debut blog, Marianne Webb considers an Australian qualitative study evaluating a psychoeducation programme delivered by young people sharing their personal stories of mental health lived experience.[read the full story...]
Can brief social contact videos reduce transphobia and increase treatment-seeking among adolescents?
Talen Wright critically reviews a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of brief social contact video on transphobia and depression-related stigma among adolescents.[read the full story...]
iCBT for depression: reflections from university students
Sharon Eager summarises a qualitative study conducted with university students in South Africa who identify the pros and cons of iCBT for depression.[read the full story...]
Self-disclosure and social media: review identifies two-way relationship with mental health #ActiveIngredientsMH
Pattie Gonsalves explores the relationship between self-disclosure of mental health and wellbeing in young people, by summarising a recent review on self-disclosure and social media, and also presenting findings from a new review on self-disclosure as an active ingredient in interventions for youth anxiety and depression.[read the full story...]
How do older Black Caribbean adults view seeking help for depression in the UK?
Maisha Kroll reviews a recent qualitative study exploring the help-seeking views relating to depression among older Black Caribbean adults living in the UK.[read the full story...]
Young people who self-harm: perspectives on primary care
In her debut blog, Amelia Talbot summarises a qualitative study investigating young adult’s experiences and perspectives of general practice care for self-harm.[read the full story...]
School-based mental health interventions: reducing depression, anxiety and aggressive behaviour
In their debut blog, Rasanat Fatima Nawaz and Lauren Cross summarise a comprehensive review from the Early Intervention Foundation on school-based mental health interventions.[read the full story...]
Healthcare contact prior to suicide: key opportunities for suicide prevention
In her debut blog, Su-Gwan Tham explores a Welsh population-based data linkage study, which finds that almost 3 in 4 people (73%) who died by suicide in Wales had contact with services in the month before their death.[read the full story...]
Joining the dots: how can we support all young people to seek help for their mental health problems?
In her debut blog, Vanessa Bennett looks at a systematic review which examines barriers, facilitators and interventions for help-seeking in adolescents, and describes her Emerging Minds placement on characterising peer-support via the Childline online message-boards.[read the full story...]