50 Mental Health Myths Debunked

50 Mental Health Myths Debunked

You’ve heard them before – ‘People with mental health problems are weak’. ‘Only teenage girls self-harm’. ‘Mums with postnatal depression don’t love their babies’. Even today, these completely false claims can be heard throughout our society, and the negative effects can be devastating. It’s time to educate ourselves…

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The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen

The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen

For nearly 40 years, Dame Esther Rantzen has been a giant of television. One of the most successful presenters in BBC history – her signature show That’s Life! reached 20m viewers – she later founded the 24-hour counselling service Childline. Today, the free service helps more than 300,000 children each…

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2017 – A Year of Great News!

2017 – A Year of Great News!

HAPPIFUL REVIEW: It’s been a watershed 12 months for mental health awareness Theresa May January **Burning Injustices** Theresa May gives a parliamentary speech pledging more help for people with depression, and a move to reduce the number of suicides. “If you suffer from mental health problems, there’s not…

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Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge

Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge

Restaurateur, traveller, author – and now the straight-talking judge on the Great British Bake Off - the indomitable Ms Leith speaks exclusively with Happiful about the mental health benefits of baking. She also has a word to say about the sauciness of a good innuendo Prue Leith with the Great British…

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