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UK charity calls for more action to tackle hearing loss as number of people affected rises to 11 million

There are now 11 million people (one in six) in the UK living with hearing loss according to a new report from the national charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID), with the number… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Australian mental health system needs action not another review

A mental health expert believes another review of Australia’s mental health system is a waste of time and resources, when what’s needed is action, according to a podcast published by the Medical… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Urgent action needed for long stay patients with severe mental heath problems suffering from lung disease

The rate of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a collection of mainly smoking-related lung diseases, could be substantially higher among people on long-stay psychiatric wards than the… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide, say WHO in call for global action

The World Health Organization say 800,000 people commit suicide every year, mostly in non-affluent countries, and calls for suicide prevention to be a higher global priority. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

One Person, One Action, One Nation: United Against Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15   Every year, at least one in 10 older adults experiences elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Moreover, researchers estimate that, for every reported case of elder abuse, another 23.5 cases go unreported. Social workers play essential roles in preventing, identifying, and addressing elder abuse. That’s why every action […]

‘Families In Action’ Celebrate 10 Years Of Drug Education On KHTS – KHTS Radio

'Families In Action' Celebrate 10 Years Of Drug Education On KHTSKHTS Radio“Stephanie helped open a lot of doors here back then for people to be able to talk about what was going on,” he said. “People having problems with substance abuse, mental health and all those once-taboo issues just didn't talk about. She was very […]

New SANE Australia report calls for action to reduce stigma against mental illness

A new study from mental health charity, SANE Australia, reports that stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness is widespread, harmful to recovery, and is a major barrier to participation in society for those affected… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

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