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How mental health services in primary schools can have long-term benefits on UK economy | The Independent

A study conducted by Pro Bono Economics examined the mental health of the 4,548 pupils from 251 primary schools who received one-to-one counselling during the 2016-17 academic year as part of the Place2Be scheme. At Simms Counselling & Training, we offer students on the L4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling an opportunity to do their placements

Students demand a need for more counselling

On the top of the list for students, is more counselling, occording to an article in the Guardian. Students who gathered at Deptford Town Hall and The London School of Economics were clearly against marketisation and privatisation of higher education and police being allowed on campus.   There didn’t seem to be a huge concern

Does PTSD make you age faster?

Research at the California University suggests early death and illnesses are related to traumatic experiences.  The research based on 64 studies, shows that people experiencing Post Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD) are ageing faster. Six studies looked at the length of telomeres – these are protective caps at the end of chromosomes, it’s purpose is to stop

Men & Suicide

Suicide is the primary cause 0f death in men under 50, according to the Office of National Studies.  In 1981 the suicide rate for men was 63 % , today that figures stands at 78 %, so why the increase? The increase suggests that men are not receiving the help they need, in addition men