Month: May 2017

Instagram – The Most Harmful App for Mental Health

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Instagram is the worst social media app for young people’s mental health, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).

RSPH and the Young Health Movement (YHM) have published a new report, #StatusOfMind, examining the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health, including a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental health. Read the rest of this entry »

Social Sense partakes in Mindfulness World Record!

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Mindful Manchester…has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it?

Manchester is widely known as the city of innovation and creativity, so it is no surprise that the Guinness World Record attempt for the most number of people practising mindfulness at once took place in Manchester last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Children and Young People’s Mental Health — The Role of Education

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As the pressures on our children and young people are ever-increasing, their mental health and emotional well being has never been more at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

What does the General Election mean for Mental Health?

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Ahead of the snap general election, we want all political parties to commit to investing in additional and sustained funding for mental health services; both for adults and young people. This should also involve a significant improvement in funding and support for early intervention programmes in schools and colleges. Read the rest of this entry »