An increasing number of swimmers in Bournemouth are taking a dip in the ocean all year round… and they’re experiencing a sense of freedom in the open sea. People of all shapes and sizes are joining together, ditching wetsuits for speedos in return for their dose of Vitamin D and the natural benefits of the […]
By Liam Driscoll and Megan Ford Bournemouth students are feline good this exam period with the help of local cats and dogs. A pair of Bournemouth dogs are on a mission to create smiles across university halls and help promote positive mental health. Today, Pixie and Shonti, two small Bichon Frise cross’, spent time at […]
Questions are being raised about the mental health support and teaching given in Dorset schools not being “enough”. With mental health now considered a “patchy” topic by Theresa May’s government, a mental health review is to take place, although the teaching and support in Dorset schools is being put under scrutiny. One Bournemouth student, who […]
The latest trend to break the internet ‘mermaiding’, is not only great fun, but could be good for your mental health. Mental health psychologist Dr Andrew Mayers says the act of putting on a tail and swimming as a mermaid is a form of escapism, which can have a great positive impact on mental wellbeing. […]
Figures released today by NHS Digital revealed that more than 33,000 nurses walked away from the NHS last year. This news comes a day after The Kings Fund released more damning statistics revealing that the number of qualified mental health nurses across England has dropped by 13%. Lisa Spriggs, a Senior Coordinator at Dorset Mental […]
R.E.D (Run Every Day) January is a scheme which encourages participators to run every day during January, no matter what distance or time.
The Samaritans have announced their joy with the success that businesses and individuals, who held Brew Monday events, had across the UK. Blue Monday is an annual event that falls on the third Monday of January and is thought to be the most depressing day of the year. In an attempt to change this, the […]