Sharp rise in wait times for perinatal mental health care in England

Campaigners have expressed alarm at new analysis showing a sharp increase in new or expectant mothers waiting for mental health care, with one woman found to have waited 319 days for a first appointment. More than 30,000 women who are pregnant or have newly given birth are on waiting lists for mental health support, according … Read more

Escaped mental hospital patient in Oregon rescued and recaptured after getting stuck in pond

An Oregon mental patient who hijacked a minivan and escaped despite his restraints during transport Wednesday was rescued and recaptured Friday after getting stuck in a pond. Portland Fire & Rescue responded to reports of a person immured in a pond near Portland’s Heron Lakes Golf Club at around 8:17 a.m. PDT, according to the … Read more

Attempted murder suspect who escaped mental hospital in shackles found buried in mud

An attempted murder suspect who escaped from an Oregon mental hospital in shackles was found buried in mud up to his armpits — and nearly absconded again by giving a fake name before a hospital staffer recognized him, police said. Christopher Pray had been on the lam for two days by the time Portland authorities … Read more

People with mental illness in England face ‘horrifically long’ ambulance delays

Ministers have been accused of “sheer neglect” of people with mental illness as figures reveal one patient waited nearly three days for an ambulance to arrive last year. Data obtained by the Liberal Democrats shows that ambulance services regularly breached response-time targets in emergency and urgent calls to help patients with a mental health crisis … Read more

‘I used an ice pool for a month to see if it could help my mental health’

Cold plunge (Picture: Tanyel Mustafa/Getty) The first time I went cold water swimming, it felt as though something literally shifted in my brain. It wasn’t permanent, but the day that followed felt significantly easier and my mind was calmer. Ice baths and cold water experiences are all the rage now, thanks to Wim Hof touting … Read more

Will Pucovski set to make cricket return after stint in England as young gun aims to put horror run of ELEVEN concussions and mental health issues behind him ahead of big summer

Will Pucovski set to make cricket return after stint in England as young gun aims to put horror run of ELEVEN concussions and mental health issues behind him ahead of big summer Home Sports Will Pucovski set to make cricket return after stint in England … Read more

Miley Cyrus Hints That She’ll Never Tour Again As She Admits It’s Bad For Her Mental Health

Highlights Miley Cyrus reveals that touring takes a toll on her mental health, emphasizing the need for recovery and rest after intense performances. The pop star admits that being on tour increases her ego and makes it difficult to switch it off, affecting her overall well-being. Miley prioritizes her humanity and connection as a songwriter, … Read more

A Place in the Sun’s Jasmine Harman talks ‘extreme mental load’ in cryptic post

A Place in the Sun presenter Jasmine Harman has opened up about the “extreme mental load” she has been forced to endure recently in a candid Instagram post. Channel 4 presenter told her 133,000 followers that, while she is choosing to remain cryptic about her problems for now, she will soon reveal the exact nature … Read more

Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Agnes is about to have a mental health scare

Mrs Brown’s Boys is about to return with four new episodes (Picture: BBC/ Alan Peebles) Mrs Brown’s Boys creator and star Brendan O’Carroll has revealed the titular character will contend with mental health issues in an upcoming episode. The sitcom first hit screens back in 2011, with three seasons being released between then and 2013. … Read more

Tom Cited Ariana’s “Mental Health” for Delayed Split

Credit: MICHAEL SIMON/ Images, Faye’s Vision/Cover Images Rachel Leviss opened up about her sordid affair with Tom Sandoval in the comments section of a video in which she was labeled “mad crazy” for the months-long relationship. Nearly six months after the Vanderpump Rules alum, 28, was caught in her secret relationship with Sandoval, 40, who … Read more

Met Police to ‘meet more expectations’ under new mental health programme

T he decision to stop police from attending most mental health calls will free officers up to “meet more expectations than we are currently meeting”, the Met Police Commissioner has said. From October 31, a “clear threshold” for a police response will be introduced to reduce the amount of time officers spend “over-policing” mental health. … Read more