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Claudia Hammond on BBC All in the Mind, Mental Health and Psychology

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Claudia Hammond on BBC All in the Mind, Mental Health and Psychology
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Nov 2016
BBC All in the Mind presenter, Claudia Hammond, tells us about what got her interested in mental health, psychology and the mind in this exclusive...

OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: RafaelTalkar
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2016
Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make you fatter? Learning and...

All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016

All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016 Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Updated 17 Oct 2016
Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day Creative commons image Alessandra Khumana under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Updated 10 Oct 2016
Break the stigma surrounding mental health issues and increase your understanding with our free content and courses, as part of World Mental Health...

Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’

Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’ Copyrighted image Copyright: © Mcpics | Dreamstime.com - Children with different sizes
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Sep 2016
Just about every parent will have googled this question at some time or another. But how do you know whether your child really is 'normal'? Here...

Where do we get the help that really counts?

Where do we get the help that really counts? Creative commons image Tanya Cataldo under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Jun 2016
When only one third of people with mental health symptoms access formal channels of support due to funding problems or stigma, is informal support...

Green care: contact with nature can improve mental health

Green care: contact with nature can improve mental health
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Jun 2016
Can being outside gardening improve our wellbeing? Discover three factors that account for the positive effects of 'green care'.

Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing

Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing Creative commons image bekassine under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2016
It's well-documented that loneliness can cause depression and have negative effects on health and lifespans, equal to that of smoking. Explore why...

"I was so depressed yesterday..." - or were you?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2016
Using phrases relating to mental health to add drama to your conversation can have unintended consequences, warns Zsofia Demjen.

Five things you might like to know about Recovery Colleges

Five things you might like to know about Recovery Colleges Copyrighted image Copyright: Chakrapong Worathat | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Dec 2015
What is a Recovery College? When did they start? Dr Jonathan Leach explains in this five point guide.