Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mindful commuting

By Louise. Posted on 30th November 2013

It has been rather a busy few weeks! But as part of this I am five weeks into a Mindfulness course being run by Oxfordshire Mind. It’s truly a brilliant concept. Hard … Continue reading

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Care in the Community rescues patients from confinement

By Richard Chidwick, posted on 21st November 2013

Bill Oddie has hit out recently at celebrities who use mental illness as a ‘fashion accessory’ (reported in The Telegraph). Oddie, former comedian and presenter of BBC 2’s TV Programme … Continue reading

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Suicide: the reality of a subject that needs more coverage

By Richard Chidwick, posted on 14th November 2013

Aside from doing some freelance writing I also volunteer for the Oxfordshire Mind Information Service. One of the key things we learned about in the training I have just completed … Continue reading

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“We might be making 50-100 important decisions a week and they affect people’s liberty, they affect people’s safety, they affect public safety.”

By Blogger, posted on 10th November 2013

The 2nd episode of Bedlam, channel 4’s fly-on-the-wall documentary series, follows the work of Lambeth Hospital in South London, a vital A&E triage service for mentally ill patients in crisis. South … Continue reading

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Anxiety disorders defeated in Bedlam as programme lives up to its objectives

By Richard Chidwick, posted on 5th November 2013

Mental illness can affect 1 in 4 people. Anxiety is a key form of mental illness that can affect us all, from the young, to the old, to different genders, and to … Continue reading

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