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    Mental health news this week

    Mind Management Newsletter : December 2018 - Mind Management December Newsletter 2018 National Survivor User Network NSUN) Bulletin - Tuesday 8 January - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=993888e2-60b4-4869-afd8-8e63c2c8957f Birmingham Mental Health Mates Meet-Up - by...
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    Mental health news this week

    A man with autism called "stupid" by staff in a Virgin Active club spin class has successfully sued the company for disability discrimination. Ketan Aggarwal, 30, was in a class when he agreed with a fellow cyclist the music was too slow - prompting the instructor to apparently yell "don't tell...
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    Mental health news this week

    A mentally ill teenager who zigzagged through Russell Square in central London stabbing random strangers has admitted killing an American tourist and injuring five others. Zakaria Bulhan, 19, killed Darlene Horton, 64, a retired special needs teacher, and injured other holidaymakers and...
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    Mental health news this week

    Man detained under Mental Health Act after armed police called to reports of suspect with firearm outside primary school in Greater Manchester - Man detained under Mental Health Act after armed police called to reports of suspect with firearm outside primary school - Mirror Online Knife...
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    Mental health news this week

    More than half of people with mental health problems receive a “double whammy” of poor care in general hospitals which increases patients’ risk of dying, according to a major new NHS inquiry - Mentally ill patients face 'double whammy' of poor hospital care | Society | The Guardian Liberal...
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    Mental health news this week

    Jeremy Corbyn has said lecturers and university staff should be doing more to assist students seeking help for mental health problems. The Labour leader said that all too often young people were being let down by a lack of adequate, easy to access services which maintained discretion on campuses...
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    Mental health news this week

    Two men convicted of plotting to kill UK singer Joss Stone have won appeals that will reduce their jail terms. Junior Bradshaw, 33, and Kevin Liverpool, 36, both from Manchester were convicted of conspiracy to murder and rob the singer at her Devon home. At the trial a consultant psychiatrist...
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    Mental health news this week

    A mother whose anorexic daughter has refused food for a year has criticised the NHS for failing to provide the life-saving treatment she needs. Beverley Duffy’s daughter, Emma, who also suffers from borderline personality disorder, relies on liquid nutrition through a tube. But the 24-year-old...
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    Mental health news this week

    A former banker who believed he was being stalked by a reality TV crew starved to death in a hotel room, an inquest heard. Keiran Toman asked staff not to disturb him when he checked into the Hyde Park Towers hotel in central London for a five-month stay. In 2003 he had left his job in the...
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    Mental health news this week

    Laughing for a Change Starts: 2013-03-31 Finishes: 2014-04-30 Introduction - Theatre company Women & Theatre are inviting budding comedians to participate in the fourth and final community comedy course as part of their Time to Change project, Laughing for a Change. Project participants...
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    Mental health news this week

    (I'm busy this weekend so this is earlier) (Ill go out on a limb with that missing aeroplane LH370. I think the captain with his family having just left him, and the domestic political situation worsening for him too, has just thought "Oh sod it!" and flown the thing as far south as her can...
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    Mental health news this week

    A bit of a gruesome helping this week I'm afraid; The mental well-being of former police inspector found dead at Devizes home was 'in sharp decline' - Mental well-being of former police inspector found dead at Devizes home was 'in sharp decline' - Telegraph The government contractor Atos...
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    *Trigger Warning* Mental health news this week

    Mental health nurses are to be based in police stations and courts in 10 areas of England as part of a pilot scheme aimed at cutting re-offending rates - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25588547  A cruel Sheffield ice-cream seller and his wife kept a vulnerable worker as a slave for nine...
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    Mental health news this week TRIGGER WARNING

    Happy New Year - which won't last long, because here's all the havoc first; The rock singer Ian Watkins has received a 35-year sentence after admitting a string of sex offences involving children, including the attempted rape of a baby. Two assisting women, known only as Woman A and Woman B –...
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    Mental health news this week

    This will be the last batch of news for about 3 weeks - have a nice Christmas and New Year; Humanima news (animal therapy) - How will you be celebrating Xmas Festivities with your Furries?! More than 200 jobs have been saved after an automotive business bought three former Remploy...
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    Mental health news this week

    As well as my weekly mental health TV show list (on the Events Forum) I do this weekly list too, putting it here is ok? Mental health charity fair. A BIRMINGHAM mental health charity is set to host a fundraising Christmas Fair as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. There will be carol...