Mental Well-Being & Resilience Working Group a positive step – Bradshaw

Alliance Health Spokesperson, Paula Bradshaw MLA, has welcomed the Executive’s establishment of a Mental Well-Being & Resilience Working Group as a clear sign that mental well-being is a priority, cross-cutting issue. The South Belfast MLA stated: “The Mental Well-Being & Resilience Working Group is a positive step, not just because it rightly establishes the issue […]

Mental health issues need to be at the centre of school days – Armstrong

Alliance Strangford MLA, Kellie Armstrong, has said that children’s mental health issues need to be recognised and at the centre of the school day. Ms Armstrong was speaking at the launch of a report on a conference held in October 2019 to discuss mental health issues affecting children who attend integrated schools. The report was […]

Bradshaw says there is need for mental wellbeing in all aspects of everyday life

Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw MLA has said there is a need to incorporate mental wellbeing into all aspects of everyday life. The South Belfast MLA was speaking on World Mental Health Day. She said mental health was often “the poor relative” in the health system. “Mental health conditions affect around one in four people […]