A comparison between drugs and alcohol abuse among European and North American youth

In Europe, 35 percent of youth had consumed five or even more alcoholic drinks in the last thirty days compared to 11 percent in the US.

By |December 13th, 2016|Fact|

Which is the impact of the stigma associated with suicide survivors?

Currently, although it has decreased, the stigma continues and suicide survivors are still feeling rejected, ashamed, guilty and judged.

By |November 25th, 2016|Fact|

One out of ten pregnant women experience a mental health disorder

Worldwide, about 10% of pregnant women and 13% of women who have just given birth experience a mental disorder, primarily depression.

By |October 14th, 2016|Fact|

Suicide risk in Spanish prison facilities

In 2000, the World Health Organization stated that suicide is the most frequent cause of death in prison facilities.

By |September 27th, 2016|Fact|

Ethnic disparities in self-harm

The article analyses the differences in rates, clinical features, risk factors and self-harm and suicide methods depending on ethnicity in the United Kingdom.

By |July 28th, 2016|Fact|

Are all mental health apps appropriate to treat mental health problems?

Almost 6% of all mhealth mobile apps are related to mental health problems.

By |June 28th, 2016|Fact|

How people with mental ill health use hospital services

Mental diseases are rarely isolated events. It is estimated that 46% of those with a mental disorder have a long-term physical problem.

By |May 30th, 2016|Fact|

10 priorities for integrating physical and mental health

The interaction between physical and mental health has important consequences at all levels of the health and social care system.

By |April 26th, 2016|Fact|

UK focuses on maternal mental health

Depression and anxiety are the most common maternal mental health problems during pregnancy.

By |March 29th, 2016|Fact|

Only one out of ten people with alcohol abuse disorder receives therapeutic care in Italy

Alcohol abuse is one of the most important risk factors for health and is a major cause of death and morbidity. Despite this, in Italy only about one-tenth of individuals with alcohol abuse disorder receive therapeutic intervention and specific rehabilitation.

Reduction of alcohol intake requires a close collaboration between the general practitioner, specialized services for addiction, […]

By |February 24th, 2016|Fact|