Tag Archives: mental health

UEA Launches £1.1 Million Project to Enhance Mental Health Support for Teens in Care

(IN BRIEF) The University of East Anglia (UEA) embarks on “LIMITLESS II,” a £1.1 million endeavor funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), aimed at enhancing mental health support for teenagers living in care. Led by … Read the full press release

Empowering Ukrainian children with IT skills through Star for Life Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) In a time marked by disruptions in education for over 5.3 million children due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Star For Life Ukraine, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting informal tech education. The aim is to … Read the full press release

New Course Equips Learners for Mental Health Support in Humanitarian Emergencies on World Mental Health Day

(IN BRIEF) Launched on World Mental Health Day, this 10-week blended course, developed in collaboration with the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, aims to provide essential skills for individuals involved in the development, management, and monitoring of mental health … Read the full press release

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Offers Cost-Effective Alternative for Depression and Anxiety Treatment, Study Finds

(IN BRIEF) A study conducted by the University of York, in collaboration with ieso Digital Health Ltd and Dorset HealthCare University NHS Trust, has found that internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) offers greater cost-effectiveness and comparable clinical effectiveness compared to … Read the full press release

Digital Puzzle Games Boost Memory Abilities in Older Adults, Comparable to 20-Year-Olds, University of York Study Finds

(IN BRIEF) A study conducted by the University of York has found that older adults who play digital puzzle games exhibit memory abilities comparable to those in their 20s. The research also revealed that individuals aged 60 and above who … Read the full press release

Young People Recognize Importance of Sports, but Face Barriers Due to Global Issues, Reveals IOC and Allianz Research

(IN BRIEF) Initial global research findings by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Allianz reveal that 72% of young people consider playing sports important, while over 90% of parents recognize the physical and mental health benefits of sports participation for … Read the full press release

SEAT recognized for initiatives around mental health and pandemic response

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A. has won the European Sport & Healthy Company 2022 award in the Gold category for its projects related to the health and physical activity of its employees and of Spanish society in general. Among them were … Read the full press release

UK Families More Likely to Report Difficulties During Lockdown Than Turkish Counterparts, Study Shows

(IN BRIEF) A study by researchers from the University of Roehampton and the University of Exeter shows that families in the UK were more likely to report difficulties living together during coronavirus lockdowns than those in Turkey. The research, which … Read the full press release

New study shows universal free school meals improve pupils’ behaviour, concentration and mental health

(IN BRIEF) A pilot scheme conducted by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham providing free school meals to all secondary pupils showed positive results, according to a new study by the University of Bristol. The pilot scheme, the first … Read the full press release

Revolutionary Three-Hour Therapy Session Helps Children Overcome Fears

(IN BRIEF) A study conducted by researchers at the University of York and University of Sheffield found that common childhood phobias, such as fear of spiders, dogs, and needles, could be resolved in a single three-hour therapy session instead of … Read the full press release

Global Literacy and Mental Health: New Study from UEA Reveals a Disturbing Trend

(IN BRIEF) A new study from the University of East Anglia has found that people with poor literacy are more likely to suffer from mental health issues such as loneliness, depression, and anxiety. The study, which is the first to … Read the full press release

TUM Researchers Develop New Methods for Investigating Neuronal Patterns in Cognitive Mental Disorders

How can physicians help patients suffering from mental health disorders like chronic pain, depression and stroke? (IN BRIEF) An interdisciplinary team of researchers at TUM is developing new methods to investigate the neuronal patterns underlying cognitive mental disorders such as … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim: A Model for Employee Wellbeing in the Corporate World

(PRESS RELEASE) INGELHEIM, 17-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading research-driven pharmaceutical companies with 130 years of experience, has announced it has been named a “Global Top Employer” for the third year in a row by the … Read the full press release

On World Bipolar Day ALCEDIAG announces EIT Health supported EDIT-B Consortium validating innovative blood diagnostic test for bipolar disorder

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS AND MONTPELLIER, 30-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ALCEDIAG announces the launch of the EDIT-B Consortium, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for Health (EIT Health). This newly formed European public-private partnership aims at advancing precision … Read the full press release

Global & Europe Mental Health Software and Devices Market to Witness a Revenue of USD 13367.12 Million by 2030 by Growing with a CAGR of 13.28% During 2021-2030; Increasing Concern for Mental Health Disorders to Drive Market Growth

Europe Mental Health Software and Devices Market to Experience Great Bounce in European Markets (PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 21-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, over 7 Million people are known to die by suicide, one of the major concerns of … Read the full press release

“Without women, We are unable to solve the world’s greatest challenges” — She Loves Tech 12 Hot Finalists ready to get their chance at the Local Pitch in South Europe!

She Loves Tech, the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology, has selected the TOP 12 finalists from the South European region to compete in the Local Pitch Competition round on 13 October 2021 at 2PM! (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, … Read the full press release

17,000 participants research: kids repeatedly bullied by siblings more likely to suffer from poor mental health years later

(PRESS RELEASE) YORK, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York, a collegiate research university and member of the prestigious Russell Group, has announced that Dr Umar Toseeb from the University’s Department of Education is the lead author of a research … Read the full press release

Latest research and future treatment in heart rhythm disorders to be presented at EHRA 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announces that its online scientific congress EHRA 2021 will be held 23 to 25 April online. Highlights of the congress are the latest practice-changing research … Read the full press release

NWO announces Industrial Partnership Programme grant for research on better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium led by Paul de Vos (University Medical Center Groningen) will undertake a research into better nutrition for our intestinal bacteria. The project is within the Industrial Partnership Programme (IPP). This … Read the full press release

European Psychiatric Association Statement for World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) STRASBOURG, 9-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of this year’s World Mental Health Day, in addition to the key messages delivered on 10 September, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and its National Psychiatric Associations (NPAs) join the … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The … Read the full press release

FIGO: rights-based advocacy to end Violence Against Women (VAW)

Violence Against Women (VAW) is a global issue, a public health issue and a human rights issue that violates autonomy and hinders development. It is wholly incompatible with FIGO’s vision of a world where women achieve the highest possible standards … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Quarterly Savings Report: regular savers feeling happier and less anxious than their non-saving counterparts

Almost three quarters (74%) of regular savers feel happy as opposed to just over a third (36%) of non-savers. Over half (53%) of savers agree that having a savings plan has had a positive impact on their mental health. Six … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of football players

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has launched a new study to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of academy and professional football players. The subject of mental health in football is an area that has … Read the full press release

Public event on mental health and the media at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 21 November

Free public event at University of Leicester on 21 November LEICESTER, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mental health issues and their depiction on film and TV will be discussed at a public event at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 21 November. … Read the full press release

Former British Minister of State for Care Services to chair commission on mental health

BIRMINGHAM, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services, is to chair the 7th University of Birmingham policy commission.  The focus of the commission is mental health promotion and illness prevention across society. … Read the full press release

New York’s Health Agency (NYSDOH) Cited in Iraq War’s Blowback

NEW YORK, 31-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As the Iraq War’s official end on December 18, 2011 marks its fifth anniversary, many questions remain on its fallouts. New York’s French-American community is one of them, as it remembers its blacklisting when … Read the full press release

University of York report: NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health after research revealed a substantial degree of variability in costs between hospital trusts. Mental health receives 13 per cent of the NHS’s budget, but … Read the full press release

Triton Fund III company Mehiläinen to acquire Mainio Vire, a leading provider of elderly care, mental health and home services in Finland

HELSINKI, 24-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Mehiläinen, a Triton Fund III company, has signed an agreement to acquire Mainio Vire, a leading provider of elderly care, mental health and home services in Finland. Completion is subject to regulatory approval. The purchase price … Read the full press release

Samaritans’ CEO Ruth Sutherland comments on £1bn funding for mental health services in England

SURREY, 12-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Samaritans welcomes the £1bn funding for mental health services in England, as the first joined-up commitment to mental health. Samaritans’ CEO Ruth Sutherland said: “The emphasis on care and treatment services is to be welcomed, but I … Read the full press release

Samaritans names Ruth Sutherland new CEO

SURREY, 11-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Samaritans has appointed a new Chief Executive, Ruth Sutherland, who is due to take the helm on Monday 3rd August 2015. Ruth is currently CEO of Relate, a post she has held for three years … Read the full press release

Jeanette Winterson and University of Liverpool’s Professor Janet Beer to launch new research group focused on understanding mental health

LIVERPOOL, 17-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Novelist and broadcaster, Jeanette Winterson, will join the University of Liverpool’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Janet Beer, at a public event to launch a new research group dedicated to exploring the social, cultural, and personal dimensions of … Read the full press release

Stockholm University Institute for Stress Research will be the host of the 20th PNIRS Scientific Meeting in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet

Pioneering discoveries on the brain and immune defense 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s true that the brain governs the body, but the body also governs the brain, for example when the immune defense system makes us rest when we’re sick. This … Read the full press release