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The Collective Voice board is delighted to announce the appointment of three new trustees to help lead the charity into a new and exciting era. They are: Vicki Beere CEO at Project 6 Callum...
Subclinical depression in children and adolescents: is therapy effective?
There is clear consensus that psychological therapy is a frontline treatment for depressive disorders. However, a recent meta-analysis showed that it is less effective for children and adolescents than some other ages groups, with...
Dissolving orange alarm clock. Dissolving time
Roughly 4-10% of young people attempt suicide before the age of 25 (Hawton et al., 2012; Orri et al., 2020). Suicide attempts in young people are not only associated with premature death, but also...
MYRIAD trial school based mindfulness training
Over the past 4 years, I have spoken to well over 200 schools about the mental health and wellbeing provision in their school. Many of them talk about the Mindfulness sessions that they have...
Violence Against Women and Girls exacerbated after natural disasters
Natural disasters are extreme natural events that can cause loss of life, extreme damage to property and disrupt human activities. Examples are flooding, earthquakes or hurricanes. Globally, disasters have increased in frequency, duration and...
LANGA TOWNSHIP, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 12, 2015 - A young girl poses for a photograph at her home in Langa, South Africa, a township located on the outskirts of Cape Town.
South Africa is home to the largest population of People Living with HIV/Aids (PLWHA) in the world (19%) (UNAIDS, 2019); however significant medical advancements such as, the development of the world’s largest antiretroviral treatment...
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