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NHS: Number of children in A&E suffering from mental health problems DOUBLES

The number of children ending up in A&E after suffering a mental health crisis has almost DOUBLED, shock figures reveal.<p>And only a third of them were …

Mental Health

Oxfordshire mental heath detentions cut in street triage pilot

<b>A scheme that sees mental health nurses accompanying police officers on callouts has led to fewer people being detained in Oxfordshire, police say.</b><p>The project, run by Thames Valley Police and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, was initially set up as a one-year pilot from December 2013.<p>During the …

Mental Health

Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction All Linked to Similar Loss of Brain Matter

Jon Olav Eikenes (CC BY 2.0)<p>via PsyBlog:<p>Could there be an underlying biological cause for many mental illnesses?<p>Diagnoses as different as depression, …

7 Things People Who See a Therapist Are Tired of Hearing

It’s just one piece of a very complex puzzle.<p>4. ‘Do you lay on a long couch and cry?’<p>In all of my years in therapy, never once have I laid …

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Scientists show cannabis TRIPLES psychosis risk: Groundbreaking research blames 'skunk' for 1 in 4 of all new serious mental disorders

• <b>Researchers highlighted the dangers of a super-strength strain of cannabis</b>• <b><br>A study found 'skunk' was responsible for a quarter of psychosis cases</b>• <b><br>But</b> …