Substance abuse

‘The Drugs Did For Me What I Couldn’t Do For Myself’: A Qualitative Exploration of the Relationship Between Mental Health and Amphetamine-Type Stimulant (ATS) Use

Substance use and mental ill health constitute a major public health burden, and a key global policy priority is to reduce illicit and other harmful substance use. Amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) are the second most used class of illicit drugs and a range of mental health issues have been documented amongst users. This paper explores the

‘The Drugs Did For Me What I Couldn’t Do For Myself’: A Qualitative Exploration of the Relationship Between Mental Health and Amphetamine-Type Stimulant (ATS) Use Read More »

‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’

‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’ Evidence indicates that following a Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, and cereals, can bring many health benefits, including protection against cardiovascular and metabolic problems. Now, a study also presents a link between this diet and a lower risk of depression later in life.

‘Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms’ Read More »

mental health

The Best 12 Books That Can Help You Improve Your Mental Health in 2021

The Best 12 Books That Can Help You Improve Your Mental Health in 2021 Trauma comes in all forms, from near-death experiences to unexpected loss. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk uses recent scientific discoveries to reveal how trauma doesn’t just impact the mind, but also the body. According to van der Kolk, trauma can compromise

The Best 12 Books That Can Help You Improve Your Mental Health in 2021 Read More »