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Florida governor vetoes funding for mental health services for Pulse shooting survivors

Loading the player… Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has sparked outrage after he cut mental health funding for services for survivors and family members of victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting. On Wednesday, DeSantis slashed $ 900,000 in funding for LGBTQ programs that serve people in Central Florida. According to reports, before approving a new… Read More »

Life after lockdown: Mental health experts share five tips for those anxious about restrictions easing

As restrictions are beginning to ease many people may be feeling anxious about re-entering the world.  ue to this, St Patrick’s mental health services has released tips on how to ease these feelings of anxiety and worry as part of its Walk in My Shoes campaign.  Mental health experts recommend that those who are feeling overwhelmed should adjust to… Read More »

Pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, new research shows

Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey shows. Most people who took part in the research perceived their pets to be a source of considerable support during the lockdown period (23 March — 1 June, 2020). The study — from the University… Read More »