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  May 12th 2016

The rate of psychosis among people who are homeless is around 10 times that of the general population

As a psychiatric nurse based in inner London, I encounter lots of young people who have a diagnosis of psychosis and are current...

 
  March 15th 2016

When you’re homeless and unemployed, it’s worth taking steps to reduce stress and maintain your self-esteem

When you’re homeless and unemployed, it’s worth taking steps to reduce stress and maintain your self-esteem, says me...

 
  January 5th 2016

Our mental health nurse looks at how to address the problem

Metal health nurse Chrissie Clark looks at how to address self-harm. Why do people self-harm? Self-harm is a physical response...

 
  November 2nd 2015

This year's World Mental Health Day highlighted some worrying statistics...

Mental health nurse Christina Clark says it’s important that mental health support is offered in a dignified way. In the ...

 
  May 4th 2015

Many homeless people report mental health problems, but are they getting the help they need?

The figures tell a sobering story. In the last five years, homelessness has increased by 40 per cent in the UK. What’s mor...

 
  December 3rd 2014

The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone, says our mental health nurse

The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone, says our mental health nurse. It’s beginning to look a lot like C...

 
  August 31st 2014

Exercise is a natural de-stresser, says mental health nurse Christina Clark

Exercise is a natural de-stresser, says mental health nurse Christina Clark. So get out there. I know when I’ve had a par...

 
  June 3rd 2014

You will soon be able to open a bank account without having to provide proof of address

Homeless people will be able to open a bank account without having to provide proof of address for the first time, under a new l...

 
  May 11th 2014

A mental health nurse offers a free way of reducing stress and anxiety

Within my role as an inner-city mental health nurse, I work with clients who not only have mental health problems but who also h...

 
  April 4th 2014

Services for people with multiple needs are not integrated, and service users are passed from pillar to post

A Big Lottery funded project which aims to end the problems associated with the ‘revolving door of care’ has been ba...

 
 

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