Suicide is a topic that can still illicit whispers and misunderstanding. However, it is a subject that more people need to discuss to raise awareness, knowledge and prevent deaths. Together, we can all work to prevent suicide.
One of the most iconic Formula 1 drivers of his time, Sir Jackie Stewart won World Championships with his sweetheart, Lady Helen by his side recording his track time. Now, Sir Jackie is racing the clock to find a cure for dementia to help Lady Helen; he spoke with Lorne Gillies.
The Alzheimer’s Society has launched a new campaign to improve dementia care and ensure patients have to spend less of their own money on care.
Building crucial life skills, meeting new people, to giving back to your local community: volunteering is an enriching experience all round. Volunteer Nicola Taylor shares her journey.
Great British Bake Off judge, Prue Leith, has joined a group of celebrity chefs who have come together to improve the quality of hospital food.
Of the six million people living in Scotland, we all have one thing in common: mental health. However, many young people are missing out on…
Today (1 July) the Samaritans annual Talk to Us campaign begins, encouraging the nation to have a chat when times are challenging.
Caring comes in many different forms and each experience is unique. During Carers Week 2019 (10 – 16 June), the theme will focus on ensuring carers can get connected in their local communities.
We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.
This week (13-19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, when we raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health, and try to break down the stigma around mental health issues.
The royal family have helped to launch Shout, a free, anonymous service that connects people experiencing a mental health crisis
This week (22–28 April) is MS Awareness Week. The campaign week aims to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) and raise some funds to help those living with the condition.
Living with a hidden disability poses its own challenges, but the internet allows you to escape reality to forge a world outside of your illness or disability. Now, a new BBC documentary – ill, actually – is shining a light on the experiences of three young people living with a hidden illness or disability.
Today (2 April) is World Autism Awareness Day. As autistic people and their families share their experiences, the day highlights the need for better education and understanding of autism
As a member of one of the biggest girl bands in the world, Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson is using her celebrity to highlight an important topic: mental health.