New data which has been released following an NHS investigation has revealed that one in three sick notes handed out by GPs are for mental health problems. This means that mental health is now the most common reason for people to take time off work, ahead of musculoskeletal diseases.
Data from the NHS has revealed that the number of adult men being admitted to hospital with an eating disorder has risen by 70% over the past six years. This means that the number of men being hospitalised for eating disorders is now increasing at the same rate as it is for women.
A survey carried out by the management consultancy firm, PwC has revealed that more than a third of UK workers are experiencing mental health conditions including stress, anxiety and depression.
According to the latest Statistics on Alcohol England 2017 report, there were a record 1.1 million alcohol-related hospital admissions in England between 2015 and 2016.
A survey carried out by The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) has revealed that nearly half of new mothers who are suffering with mental health problems aren’t being diagnosed or treated for their conditions.
Society has normalised drinking to the extent that many of us don’t see going out and drinking heavily as a problem. We are so used to images of people falling out of pubs and clubs that we don’t bat an eyelid when we see it, with some even setting out to get this drunk.
A recent survey published by the largest teachers’ union in the UK, NASUWT has revealed that children as young as four are being plagued with mental health problems.
Doctors and politicians have warned that addiction to prescription medication is becoming just as much of a problem in the UK as illegal drug use.
A new study has revealed that Britain’s businesses are struggling to cope with the increasing number of mental health issues in the workplace.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), depression has become the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.
A new survey carried out by the American Psychological Association (APA) has revealed that nearly half of ‘millennials’ fear their addiction to social media is having a negative impact on both their physical and mental health.
Recent figures suggest more than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive. With rates of obesity rising fast and this leading to a number of physical and mental health problems, experts are now asking: should exercise be compulsory at work?
To offer you an insight into Eating Disorder treatment at Life Works, we have laid out our Eating Disorder Treatment Programme below. If you are worried about a loved one, read through our guide to the symptoms of the different eating disorders.
Whether you’re having an alcohol-free month, are trying to reduce your general intake throughout the course of the year or choose to go completely teetotal, there are a lot of benefits to be had from reducing your alcohol consumption.