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Scientists say there are signs of humans having a subconscious magnetic sense It sounds like a power to be boasted of by the X-Men, but researchers say humans might have the ability to pick up on Earth’s magnetic field. Many animals, from pigeons to turtles, use it...read more
Student debt, social media among the factors cited for the increase in depression among young adults. Depression may be on the rise among younger millennials even as typical risk factors such as substance use and antisocial behavior fall, a new study in...read more
The Healing Power of Tattoos Far from just body decoration, tattoos take on a therapeutic quality. Tattoos have long been considered much more than just body decoration. The spiritual, social, personal, and political significance of getting inked is an indelible...read more
Article published in The Guardian by Mattha Busby, Febuary 25th 2019 Teachers experience more stress than other workers, study shows One in five felt tense about their job compared with 13% of those in similar occupations Teachers endure greater job-related stress...read more
Art psychotherapy: How museums are helping mental health patients Reported in The Independent, February 26th 2019. Alison Coles is a lecturer in art psychotherapy at the University of South Wales. The idea of receiving psychotherapy in a museum might seem unusual....read more
The Department of Education (DfE, 2016) sets out the Government’s expectation that over time we would see all schools providing access to counselling services. These expectations recognise that effective counselling is part of a whole school approach to mental health...read more
Latest Placement Offers at the bottom of the page Imagine knowing exactly where to find a placement that’s right for you. Trawling the internet for placement providers is a time-consuming task. While the stress of being rejected or not getting a response is quite...read more
Culinary Therapy: You’re Not Just Cooking A Meal! Cooking is alchemy. It’s one of the most fundamental ways that our outer world (what we can see, touch, and taste) communicates with our inner world (our physical body). It makes sense to think of cooking as therapy...read more
Homeless Youth With Pets Are Less Depressed Than Those Without 23% of homeless youth have pets, according to research (reference below). The team surveyed 398 homeless youth at two drop-in centres in Los Angeles. While previous studies have shown that pets can be...read more
Everyone has mental health! Sport & Physical Activity Benefits Mental Health There is now clear evidence that physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline in adults and older adults with a 20–30% risk reduction in developing dementia for adults...read more
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