For World Bipolar Day, David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Yorkshire Mind, suggests ways to raise awareness and eliminate stigma.
Published: Thursday 30th March 2017
Mental health problems could be more prevalent than you think, with almost 10% of the UK population suffering from anxiety and depression. Added to this are phobias, OCD, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Whilst some of these can come and go depending on circumstances, others ...
Published: Wednesday 29th March 2017
A local organisation has launched a survey that looks into the quality of service provided to young people with mental health issues.
Published: Thursday 16th March 2017
Christmas is a wonderful time of year when we get together with friends and family, enjoy good food, exchange gifts and generally unwind. However, it can also be a time of stress, overindulgence and increased accident rates.
Published: Thursday 15th December 2016
Friday 16 December is Christmas Jumper Day, an event organised by Save the Children. The idea is simple: pop on a festive pullover, donate some money and raise funds for life-changing activity around the globe.
Published: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart is meeting campaigners today (Monday, April 4) who are fighting to keep minor injuries units open in Hornsea, Withernsea and Driffield.
Published: Monday 4th April 2016
Hull charity REAL has likened taking legal highs to playing a game of Russian roulette and is warning users about the dangers of taking these substances.
Published: Thursday 10th March 2016
Mosquito traps are to be installed at ports along the Humber in a bid to prevent the risk of the Zika virus spreading into the UK.
Published: Thursday 10th March 2016
Hull charity House of Light is calling on mothers and fathers suffering from antenatal and postnatal depression to seek help.
Published: Monday 7th March 2016
Hospital patients in East Yorkshire are being advised to attend appointments as normal despite the junior doctors’ strike on Wednesday (February 10).
Published: Wednesday 10th February 2016
East Yorkshire residents are being encouraged to wear red today (Friday, February 5) to support the fight against heart disease.
Published: Friday 5th February 2016
Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has branded it “totally unacceptable” that under half of emergency ambulance call-outs are arriving on time in some parts of his constituency.
Published: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Hull City Council hopes a new campaign will encourage more people to quit smoking after it emerged that the city has the second-highest adult smoking rate in the country.
Published: Tuesday 2nd February 2016
A Driffield couple are urging people to sign up to the organ donor list after they donated their baby daughter’s organs after she died.
Published: Wednesday 27th January 2016
Around 5,400 people in East Yorkshire are suffering from loneliness and isolation, according to a new report.
Published: Thursday 21st January 2016
January means that everyone's back at work, college or university, which often requires sitting at a computer workstation or a study desk for hours on end. Whilst typing on a keyboard and checking emails may not seem strenuous, the posture of your body plays a large part in your flexibility, circulation and overall physical health. To ensure that you remain happy and healthy in an office or lea...
Published: Wednesday 13th January 2016
We're very impressed with Soccer Kings on Sutton Fields. Based in what used to be a bowling alley, the unit was transformed into state-of-the-art football facilities in early 2015 and now presents a trio of 3G pitches under LED lighting. Another important feature is security, which is why the owner has pulled out all the stops to create a safe environment for everyone. With CCTV in the car par...
Published: Thursday 5th November 2015