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Mental Health Watch

Our Mental Health Watch campaign was launched in October 2015. Its aims are to reduce the stigma around mental health issues, raise awareness as well as campaign for improved services in Norfolk and Suffolk, where the trust is in special measures.

Critical care patients being treated in hospital will be able to access extra psychological help.

A woman who has struggled with depression since her childhood and has tried to take her own life twice, is using her experiences to create a Youtube channel for others battling a mental illness.

The chief executive of the county’s mental health trust has announced he will retire next year.

A woman who has been an avid Nordic walker for more than a decade, is encouraging more people to take up the sport as a way of keeping fit and getting outdoors.

“This for us is a complete culture change. We have got to all now wake up and smell the coffee.”

A former Norwich City star was the guest of honour at the reopening of a mental health unit’s £7,500 refurbished sports court.

People in Norfolk have highlighted the need to support the vulnerable and carers in a new report highlighting how accessible services were during the pandemic.

The number of antidepressants prescribed across the East of England was 11pc higher at the beginning of lockdown than the previous year, figures have shown.

Plans to expand a mental health hospital have sparked fears over noise, lighting and traffic safety from people living in homes nearby.

Young people have hit back at councillors who claimed they were not taking coronavirus social distancing seriously.

“We can fight back”: that is the message today, as a fund is officially launched to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Vulnerable residents at a care home that was already in special measures had “unexplained marks” on their bodies when inspectors returned, a report has revealed.

“Robust” plans are being put in place across Norfolk’s health services in preparation for a second wave of coronavirus on top of winter pressures.

The mother of a teenage girl who attempted suicide after being left without mental health support during lockdown has criticised the trust for lapses in her care.

Mental health services expect to see the demand for support rise by a fifth due to the coronavirus lockdown, as patients become increasingly unwell and doctors warn of the risk of increasing suicides, it has been revealed.

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