mental health

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Loneliness and Parent Carer Mental Health

In addition to the Covid pandemic, there is another pandemic that has gained greater prominence lately; that of loneliness. It is ...
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School And Mental Health – Survey

Our PhD student Lowri O'Donovan has put together a survey for parents of children with rare genetic conditions. Working with ...
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Our Knowledge Transfer Project (Mental Health) Identified As Good Practice

Genetic Alliance UK has published the final report on the Cross Party Group on Rare, Genetic & Undiagnosed Conditions highlighting ...
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Championing Mental Health #IWD21

Research shows that children with rare genetic disorders often struggle with their mental health. Yet families have trouble finding helpful ...
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Embracing Complexity Through Art And Science

Dr Sam Chawner from Cardiff University has teamed up with Phenotypica, an art and science initiative by scientist Ben Murray ...
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Useful Children and Young People Mental Health Resources

Navigating the children and young people’s mental health system can be very daunting but the following resources could be very ...
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Mental Health Support For You And Your Family

Whether it’s being able to spot the signs of anxiety and pain in a child with complex needs or looking ...
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Improving Mental Health Support in Schools for Children With Rare Conditions

Lowri is our Knowledge Transfer Project Mental Health Research Associate. She explains about a visual map that was created following ...
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Mental Health and Wellbeing Toolkit for Primary Schools

As schools prepare for children and young people to return in September, supporting and prioritising mental health and wellbeing will ...
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Child Mental Health: Resources To Help Young People

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused significant and sudden change to our daily lives. Statistics show that this has caused a ...
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