Tag Archives : mental health


“Light Bulb” Moment for Anxiety?

As reported on www.express.co.uk a new project is unlocking the secrets of the brain using light – and raising hopes for a new class of drugs to treat psychiatric diseases. The research could lead to pills being developed to combat depression, anxiety, paranoia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. American scientists implanted special light-sensitive proteins into the brains of rodents and used […]

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Mental Health Issues in Mallorca

Make mental health bigger priority

Mental health is making more headlines these day and the emphasis is on acknowledging where suffers have been failed and finding solutions. England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, has recently said that mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection for funding. As well as […]


Policeman’s Battle With Mental Health Issues. 1

There was a really refreshing story featured on www.express.co.uk about a policeman who was plagued by mental illness and who now has a handle on his depression. Such a positive article about how the police force helped him through and a moving account of his concerns about revealing his problem. Inspector Wayne Goodwin has dealt with huge danger in […]

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Black Dog Tribe 3

1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental illness at some point in their lives. Until now the support has been really locked into the realms of therapist chairs and GP´s office. Until now… If you are a keen Twitterer you will have noticed there has been a movement called “The Black Dog Tribe” […]