Tag: Mental Health

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Immediate effect theatre uses play to challenge mental health stigma in men

Chris Woods and Joel Conlon, founders of ‘immediate effect theatre’ company, have taken inspiration from their own experiences to create […]

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett speaking at Salford City Council on the 26th February 2020. Credit: Salford City Council via Public-i

Salford City Council budget is passed with social workers seeing their wage increase

Mayor Paul Dennett’s budget was passed earlier today after deliberations about multiple issues facing Salford. A budget posed by Salford […]

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In-game lootboxes linked to rise of gambling in young people

In October 2019 The Gambling Commission’s annual national survey discovered that 11% of young people had spent their money on […]

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Additional mental health funding would be “really positive” for Salford young people

Labour has pledged to invest £850 million into providing schools with more mental health support. The money will be used […]

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“Research suggests that singing can be beneficial to mental health” – Salford Choral Society put on ‘Messiah’ concert

The Salford Choral Society is putting on a concert named ‘Messiah’ tomorrow at The Royal Northern College of Music. The […]

“No one knows what it is even though it is really important” – Greater Manchester selective mutism network launch aims to shed a light on the disorder

“No one knows what it is even though it is really important” – Greater Manchester selective mutism network launch aims to shed a light on the disorder

The Greater Manchester Selective Mutism Network was launched this month. Selective mutism is a term used when children who are […]

“If it means selling my house, I’ll do that” – Eccles resident hopes to raise £40,000 for life-changing surgery

“If it means selling my house, I’ll do that” – Eccles resident hopes to raise £40,000 for life-changing surgery

Eccles resident, Lee Barber has conceded he may have to sell his home in order fund a surgery that could cost up to £40,000.