Stella Tsoli and Dafni Katsampa summarise a recent systematic review on the impact of social prescribing on service users, which suggests that social prescribing leads to improvements in health and wellbeing, health-related behaviours, self-concepts, feelings, social contacts and day-to-day functioning.[read the full story...]
Nuala Morse writes a #LetsTalkMentalHealthII blog about a museum-based social prescription intervention on quantitative measures of psychological wellbeing in older adults.[read the full story...]
André Tomlin summarises a new report out today by Centre for Mental Health and Samaritans: “Strengthening the frontline: Investing in primary care for effective suicide prevention”.
Follow the discussions on Twitter using the #SuicidePreventionPC hashtag.[read the full story...]
Peter Byrne, the Public Mental Health lead at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, welcomes a new BMA report entitled: “Tackling the Causes – promoting public mental health and investing in prevention”.[read the full story...]
Dean Connolly publish their debut blog on a literature review of transgender research, which reports on the prevalence of mental illness in the transgender population.[read the full story...]
Mike Clark considers some of the challenges of organisational co-production revealed by a study on social prescribing for people living with dementia.[read the full story...]