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  • How is a bench helping improve mental health in Zimbabwe? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: DARIA NEPRIAKHINA

    How is a bench helping improve mental health in Zimbabwe?

    By Anita Makri

    A simple wooden seat in Harare is allowing people to open up and share their problems. It's getting results, reports...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Jan 2017

  • How is a bench helping improve mental health in Zimbabwe?

    How is a bench helping improve mental health in Zimbabwe? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: DARIA NEPRIAKHINA New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jan 2017
    A simple wooden seat in Harare is allowing people to open up and share their problems. It's getting results, reports Anita Makri.
  • Claudia Hammond on BBC All in the Mind, Mental Health and Psychology

    BBC All in the Mind presenter, Claudia Hammond, tells us about what got her interested in mental health, psychology...

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    16 Nov 2016

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

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    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 interview ...
  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: RafaelTalkar

    OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Did a soldier in France shoot a ghost dead? No. Plus: National Stress Day; firstcarquote and can poor sleep make...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 2nd November 2016 Copyright free image Icon 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 research from...
  • All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016

    Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

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    17 Oct 2016

  • All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016

    All in the Mind - Autumn/Winter 2016 Creative commons image Icon 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 Creative commons image Icon Alessandra Khumana under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    World Mental Health Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    Break the stigma surrounding mental health issues and increase your understanding with our free content and courses,...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2016

  • World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day Creative commons image Icon 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 Day ...
  • Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’ Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Mcpics | Dreamstime.com - Children with different sizes

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

    By Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    Just about every parent will have googled this question at some time or another. But how do you know whether your...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Sep 2016

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

    Five ways you can tell if your child is ‘normal’ Copyrighted image Icon 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 are five...
  • Where do we get the help that really counts? Creative commons image Icon Tanya Cataldo under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Where do we get the help that really counts?

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    When only one third of people with mental health symptoms access formal channels of support due to funding problems...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Jun 2016

  • Where do we get the help that really counts?

    Where do we get the help that really counts? Creative commons image Icon 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 from...
  • Green care: contact with nature can improve mental health

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    Can being outside gardening improve our wellbeing? Discover three factors that account for the positive effects of ...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jun 2016

  • 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 Creative commons image Icon bekassine under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing

    By Dr Jonathan Leach

    It's well-documented that loneliness can cause depression and have negative effects on health and lifespans, equal to...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 May 2016

  • Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing

    Why friendships are vital to your wellbeing Creative commons image Icon 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 friends...
  • Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: GladisAbril

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

    By Dr Zsófia Demjén

    Using phrases relating to mental health to add drama to your conversation can have unintended consequences, warns...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2016

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

    Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: GladisAbril
    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.