Archive for July, 2011

Child and Adolescent Mental Health – Every child matters!

The recent dept of Health document “No health without mental health” emphasises the need to prioritise preventative and early intervention services when responding to the mental health needs of young people. Yet, I believe that people are unaware of the numbers of young people suffering with serious mental health problems.  Mental health promotion for young […]


Wake up and smell the (decaffeinated) coffee.

So Great Britain isn’t so great after all. Perhaps this isn’t news for many but I was very surprised to read that Britain is well down the list on the WHO league table of health care (see link and go to p18) I always thought, in true English stiff upper lip and arrogant fashion that […]