Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Survivors: There Are Solutions

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Survivors: There Are Solutions By David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. From TheBodyPRO.com May 1, 2017 Although great strides have been made researching the health implications of HIV/AIDS for long-term survivors (LTS), the main focus of these studies has been on physiological issues such as virologic and immunologic concerns, the long-term impact on immune function and other body […]

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Mental health – It’s time to talk.

    Mental health – It’s time to talk. 11:03 31st January 2017 by Tom Knight   Anxiety, depression, suicide. Three things that seem to be hitting our community hard. Over the last few months I’ve seen so many stories of people speaking out, I’m pleased mental health is finally getting the attention it deserves, it’s about time. The world is changing, […]

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Over one third of LGBTI people in London suffer from mental health issues

Over one third of LGBTI people in London suffer from mental health issues A ‘worrying number’ of LGBTI people feel uncomfortable disclosing their sexual orientation or gender identity to their GP David Simmonds/Flickr  – Mental health issues affect two in five LGBTI people in London 5 February 2017 by James Besanvalle 40% of LGBTI people in London suffer from mental health […]

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MORE THAN HALF OF GAY MEN SAY THEY ARE ‘UNHAPPY’ WITH THEIR BODY – EXCLUSIVE

MORE THAN HALF OF GAY MEN SAY THEY ARE ‘UNHAPPY’ WITH THEIR BODY – EXCLUSIVE We surveyed over 5000 readers ahead of Attitude’s landmark Body Issue – out today. As we prepare to explore the body beautiful in our landmark Body Issue – available to download and in shops today (February 1) – an extensive new survey conducted by Attitude has revealed the shocking truth […]

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Under An Umbrella – Recognising Diversity In LGBT+ Mental Health

Under An Umbrella – Recognising Diversity In LGBT+ Mental Health  01/02/2017 08:44 Dr Onkar Sahota Chair of the London Assembly Health Committee WILLIAM87 VIA GETTY IMAGES A range of studies have shown that LGBT+ people are more likely to experience mental health problems than the wider population. Around 40% of LGBT+ people experience a mental health issue, compared to 25% of […]

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LGBT Care: LGBT Scots with mental health issues face dual stigma

TFN News   LGBT Scots with mental health issues face dual stigma Get TFN News updates Warning of dual discrimination faced by LGBT people with mental health issues.  LGBT people in Glasgow with mental health problems can face dual discrimination, a new support group has warned. According to LBGT Health and Wellbeing, many people who are experiencing mental health problems […]

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LGBT older people with dementia should not be forced back into the closet

LGBT older people with dementia should not be forced back into the closet Social care services can assume that older service users are heterosexual. Photograph: David Poller/Zuma Press/Corbis Des Kelly Executive director of the National Care Forum Tuesday 10 March 201508.30 GMT Last modified on Tuesday 10 March 201509.52 GMT A colleague recently told me about two older male residents in a […]

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