Health News

Support Across the Media for Mental Health

World Mental Health Day is coming and in our Media Focussing department, we are delighted to note that the podcasting, television and radio industries have come together, putting aside differences of formats, or commercial competitiveness, to champion the mental health of the country. Magic Radio, a national easy listening station here in the UK, has been running promotions advocating better mental health and encouraging people to take time to look after their emotional wellbeing.

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GRA Response Disappoints

As expected by many commentators, the government's consultation response on Reforms to the Gender Recognition Act has stopped short of allowing transgender people to self indentify.

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MIND Table Top Sale Raises Funds

Our partner station in South Bristol, BASE Radio, reports that there's a fundraising stall for MIND, the national mental health charity, all this month at the Co-operative Store on Belland Drive in the Whitchurch area of the City.

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Save Lives - Reach out & Help Prevent Suicide

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day that brings awareness to a very important subject.

 

It is observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.

 

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HIV Project Gets Involved in Community's Need

The Naz Project, the sexual health organization based in London which offers culturally appropriate support to people from South Asian, Arabic and immigrant communities, reports that it has forged new alliances in the fight against both poor sexual health and Covid19, alliances t

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06
Sep

Doctor Michael Brady, the Chief Medical Advisor to the Terrence Higgins Trust, the nation's largest sexual health charity, has blogged at their informative website about getting yo

05
Sep

Statistical evidence suggests that LGBTQ people, particularly the young and politicised, are more likely than a control sample of the population to take an interest in animal welfare, the environme

24
Aug

We recently heard from LGBT Bristol charity how it was to be wound down this Autumn as funding had dried up.

17
Jul

The Asian Age, the popular pan Indian newspaper, cheekily notes that “True fashionistas never dismiss an accessory that can accentuate their looks.

14
Jul

Juice FM, the Belfast based LGBTQ service radio for Ireland, reports from the Rainbow Project which says that we have a once in a lifetime chance to break the chai

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