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SMF in the media – Press

Find out what the media have been saying about the Shaw Mind Foundation. Take a look at the links below.

The Sun – 11th June 2017

The truth about diets: Three women open up about their weight loss struggles

The Shaw Mind Foundation co-founder (Dr Lauren Callaghan) explains…Read more.

ITV News – 10th May 2017

I suffered with anxiety and OCD from the age of around five. Read more.

Newark Advertiser – 10th May 2017

Newark-based charity campaigning for mental health education to be compulsory in schools. Read more.

Sec Ed – 10th May 2017

A petition calling on the government to make mental health education compulsory in schools has hit 100,000 signatures and campaigners are now calling for a Parliamentary debate to be held on the issue. Read more.

The Lad Bible – 5th May 2017

Petition To Make Mental Health Education Compulsory In Schools Hits 100k Signatures.

A charity has successfully secured 100,000 signatures calling for mental health education to be made compulsory in UK schools.

The shocking truth is that 850,000 kids between the ages of five and 16 have mental health problems. Read more.

i News – 9th May 2017

Mental health education ‘should be compulsory in schools’. Read more.

The Times – 17th April 2017

Dozens of child psychologists and psychiatrists (including The Shaw Mind Foundation’s co-founder Dr Lauren Callaghan), have urged schools to educate children about their mental health in the hope of reducing the number of youngsters suffering with problems. In a letter to The Times, the specialists said that schooling focused on physical and academic education but neglected mental wellbeing. Read more.

The Huffington Post – 9th May 2017

13 Things The Next Government Needs To Do To Improve Children’s Mental Health
‘We owe it to kids – who don’t have a vote – to make their wellbeing a priority. Read more.

The Huffington Post – 3rd May 2017

I Worry That The General Election Could Mean Thousands Of Voices Will Be Ignored By Government.

When the snap General Election was announced in April it was greeted by many with mixed emotions for all types of reasons. For me, it made me worry that the voice of thousands of mental health campaigners might be ignored by the government. Read more.

The Huffington Post – 2nd May 2017

Schools Are Struggling To Provide Mental Health Support For Children Due To Funding Cuts, Say MPs. Parents are concerned schools’ pursuit of exam results is affecting children’s mental health. Read more.

The Metro – 25th April 2017

Headucation UK has launched a petition to make mental health education compulsory in all UK schools. Read more.

HeaducationUK – 1st May 2017

Nearly there! Only a few thousand more signatures needed for government to consider compulsory mental health education in schools. Read more.

The Education Executive – 27th April 2017

There has been much in the media about mental health and well being in schools for staff as well as students. But with the focus on budgets mental health can be pushed to the back of the mind. Two organisations – The Shaw Mind Foundation and HealthUnlocked – have now come together to promote HeaducationUK and they need your help. Read more.

HealthUnlocked – 25th April 2017

Today, the mental health charity The Shaw Mind Foundation (SMF) and HealthUnlocked, a social network for health, join forces to promote HeaducationUK, a campaign calling on the government to make mental health education compulsory in UK schools. Read more.

Times Education Supplement – 23rd April 2017

Dr Bernard Trafford (Head teacher of the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, and a former chair of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference) discusses why he’s convinced that mental health must be on the curriculum and teachers need to realise their essential role in teaching it. Read more.

Times Education Supplement – 4th April 2017

The majority of parents want to see children given mental health education in schools, a new survey finds. Children should be taught more about mental health issues in schools, according to a poll of UK parents. Almost half – 45 per cent – of parents surveyed said that schools were failing to look after the mental health of children. The majority believe that children should learn more about mental health in the classroom. Read more.

 

 

The Daily Mail – 4th April 2017

Parents call for better mental health education in schools. Read more.

Huffington Post – 4th April 2017

Mental health education is not compulsory in schools, HeaducationUK hopes to change that. Read more.

 

i News – 4th April 2017

Parents believe schools should teach lessons in mental health. Read more.

AOL – 4th April 2017

Youngsters should be taught more about mental health issues in schools, according to a poll of British parents, commissioned by The Shaw Mind Foundation. Read more.

 

Motherhood: The Real Deal – March 2017

Dealing with anxiety, worry, OCD and panic attacks in children…read more.

 

Bristol Post – 1 March 2017

Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, talks about her long battle with anorexia and now she has overcome the eating disorder – and has now written a moving new book ‘Stand Tall Little Girl’. Read more.

Heads Together – 27 February 2017

Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, talks to Heads Together about her battle with anorexia and her new inspirational book Stand Tall Little GirlRead more.

Female First – 27 February 2017

Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo’s new book Stand Tall Little Girl is featured on Female First, during Eating Disorders Awareness Week… Read more.

Mental Health Foundation – 20 February 2017

Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, talks about her long battle with anorexia. She has now overcome the eating disorder – and written an inspirational book ‘Stand Tall Little Girl‘…Read more.

Young Minds – 20 February 2017

Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, shares with Young Minds her long battle with anorexia and how she has overcome the eating disorder… Read more.

The Sun – 17th January 2017

‘My husband was scared he’d kill women’ Wife stands by dad-of-five who thought he’d ‘strangle and stab people’ because of crippling obsessive compulsive disorder. Read more…

 

The Irish Sun – 17th January 2017

‘My husband was scared he’d kill women’ Wife stands by dad-of-five who thought he’d ‘strangle and stab people’ because of crippling obsessive compulsive disorder. Read more…

Daily Express – 9th January 2017

Adam Shaw comments on the lack of NHS care for people in a mental health crisis, following on from PM Theresa May’s speech today. Read more…

Big Issue North – 9th January 2017.

Adam Shaw talks about how he saw what it would be like to live without OCD and how this inspired him to help others…read more.

Booktrib – 2 November 2016
Booktrib shares an excerpt from Pulling the Trigger: The Definitive Survival and Recovery Approach to OCD, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Related Depression….read more

Ace the Journey – 1 November 2016
Ace the Journey review Pulling the Trigger…read more

Inspirer Life – 18 October 2016
Lauren Callaghan speaks to Ashley McFaul at Inspirer Life…read more

Female First  – 21 October 2016
OCD and Anxiety: What I Wish I’d Known by Adam Shaw…read more

OCD UK – 10 October 2016
Ashley Fulwood, Chairman, OCD-UK.org reviews Pullingthetrigger® – OCD, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Related Depression. The Definitive Survival and Recovery Approach…read more

Daily Express – 25 August 2016
Mental health battle: ‘OCD and anxiety made me think I was going to kill my mum’…read more

The Huffington Post – 19 August 2016
Why Employers Need To Talk About Mental Illness In The Workplace…read more

Daily Candid – 14 September 2016
How to survive anxiety in and anxiety-inducing society…read more

Sunday Post – 10 September 2016
Adam Shaw, author of new book on mental health says he had to embrace anxiety to survive…read more

The Bookseller – 9 August 2016
New mental health publisher Trigger Press launches…read more

GFT Press – 8 September 2016
Ruth Hunt interviews Adam Shaw and discusses the launch of his new book…read more

Population Health News – August 2016
What Role Should Behavioral Health Play in Population Health Management?…read more (article on page 9)

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