mental health

Theatre review – Bi-Topia is an exploration of sexuality and masculinity

Last Saturday evening, Quays News took a trip out the Sale Waterside Arts theatre to check out ‘Bi-Topia’, a semi-autobiographical story about a tumultuous journey of self-acceptance, with several opportunities to share a laugh along the way. Sam Danson, the only actor in this captivating one man show, provides us with 70 minutes of utter […]

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Sport In Mind, a charity, have launched programmes in Greater Manchester to get kids more active

Manchester kids get mental health boost through new sports programmes as half fall short of recommended exercise

Children living with poor mental health can now improve their lives through sports customized to their needs and liking in Greater Manchester and across the UK.

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People in Salford lack trust and confidence in mental health professionals, study finds

A lack of cultural representation in the mental health sector has led to a dearth of trust and confidence in professionals, Healthwatch Salford has found. The ‘Mind Over Matter’ report – published on Monday March 13 – outlined the key reasons why people are reluctant to access mental health support and services in Salford. The […]

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‘Cost-of-living crisis impairs the mental health of pet owners in the UK’

Pet ownership in UK is becoming a source of stress and impaired mental health due to the rise in the cost-of-living crisis. A recent survey conducted by the national pet charity organisation, Blue Cross, suggests that the cost-of-living pressure and the need to care for pets leaves a negative impact on owners’ mental health. The […]

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“It’s not like going to a hardcore clinic” – Meet the men who help each other at Andy’s Man Club

Man up. Boys don’t cry. Be a man. The stigmatisation of male mental health is often best reflected by the most common phrases they hear when reaching out for help. Enter Altrincham’s Andy’s Man Club (AMC), a beacon seeking to promote healthy male attitudes and combat a culture that mocks the hint of any cracks in […]

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