Mental health: A changing culture

Attitudes to mental health around the world are slowly but surely changing, but what more can be done to ensure that the future of mental health is a positive one? ...
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Dad walks his daughter down the aisle thanks to EKHUFT research trial

A dad was able to achieve his dream of walking his daughter down the aisle at her wedding thanks to ground-breaking research at East Kent Hospitals Trust....
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Couple hope clinical trial will allow them to share their first dance together

A Dumfries couple are fundraising to pay for trips to the other end of the UK for a clinical trial they hope will mean they can enjoy their first dance together at their wedding....
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The power of music in neurorehabilitation

Music is an essential feature for almost everyone. We listen to it when waking up, while we commute; it is our constant companion. Music provides us with emotions, brings us memories and helps us to express...
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“Likes and comments to blame for mental health pressures”

“Quantifiable feedback, such as ‘likes’ and comments on photos, is likely to focus this attention on physical appearance.” Says NHS psychologist...
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Brain injury and the great outdoors

A growing body of evidence links exercise and outdoor activity with recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Here Fiona Nixon, of Calvert Reconnections, explains the benefits of physical activity in rehabilitation....
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Exploring plasticity in neurorehabilitation

Acquired Brain Injury admissions in the UK have increased by 10% since 2005-6. Between 2016- 2017, there were approximately one ABI admission every 90 seconds to UK hospitals. ...
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Brain Changer Arts Project: Dance and Crafts Workshops for Children and Young People

There are approximately half a million children and young people in the UK living with neurological conditions. It can be hard for many of these youngsters to move freely, make basic hand movements or take part...
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MAKING CREDIBILITY IN NEUROSCIENCE A REALITY

We talk to the BNA’s own Dr Georgina Hazell, Head of Policy & Campaigns, and RSE/BBSRC Enterprise Fellow at the University of Bristol, about what ‘credibility’ means to her and why working together is the way...
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Is nutrition the key for good mental health?

Several studies have shown the relation between nutrition and mental health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 4 people are affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around...
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Can a Good Diet Aid Stroke Recovery?

After a stroke, the rehabilitation process can be a long and difficult one. Luckily, there are a number of different therapies available, which are often chosen to suit the wants and needs of the person who...
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Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Awareness Week was founded by the Mental Health Foundation and will take place from the 13th-19th May 2019. The Mental Health Foundation has collected great knowledge over the past 60 years which has been...
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