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Mental Health

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Talking it over

The latest data from the NHS shows an increase in referrals to talking therapies, as well as a rise in recovery rates for people experiencing anxiety and depression. 

Tackling the opioid crisis

The prescription opioid time bomb has focused clinical attention on chronic pain and inspired a raft of management initiatives across the UK.

Mind and body

With the help of the upcoming Mental Health Awareness Week, pharmacies can offer support and raise awareness.

A helping hand

Over half of all mental health conditions start before the age of 14. Pharmacies can help to signpost expert support.

Child health goals

England is falling behind in Europe on markers for child health, what can pharmacy do to help reverse this decline?

Breaking point

If not identified and managed appropriately, stress can have a significant negative impact both mentally and physically.

Healthy ageing

With the population living longer but in poorer health, there is scope for pharmacy teams to help improve quality of life for older people.

Erectile dysfunction

This CPD module provides an overview of erectile dysfunction, advising patients on lifestyle changes and taking sildenafil. 

Keeping the doctor away

The age-old saying of an apple a day keeps the doctor away is as pertinent as it’s ever been, but other aspects of children’s health are very different to how they were 100, 50 or even 10 years ago.

Dates for your diary: October

From raising awareness of breast cancer to mental health, there are plenty of health campaigns to get involved in.

Help is at hand

Suicide is one of the UK’s biggest public health issues but now the government is looking to boost support for vulnerable people.

Anxiety disorders in adults

This CPD module provides an overview of anxiety disorders in adults.

Time to talk

World Mental Health day – 10 October – is a fantastic opportunity for pharmacy staff to tackle the issue of mental health stigma.

Breaking point

While a little stress and anxiety is normal, excessive or prolonged symptoms can push a person beyond their limits.

Reaching out

Men’s Health Week presents pharmacies with the opportunity to offer support and advice to men who otherwise might suffer in silence.

A man's world

Why is a man's life expectancy four years less than a woman's and how can pharmacy help change this health inequality?

Child health

This team training learning module focuses on the mental health of young people.

Under pressure

Childhood and the teenage years are a time of emotional and physical changes, what is being done to support their mental health?

It's not all in the mind

Despite mental illness being so common and awareness levels increasing, there is a damaging taboo surrounding the issue.



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