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Close monitoring essential to ensure safety of ketamine for depression

Patients, carers and advocates say better evidence is needed on the safety of ketamine for depression after long-term use, and that those prescribed it must be closely monitored. These are the results of a study undertaken as part of a collaboration between the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 

 

By Administrator at 30 Jul 2019

World Mental Health Day 2018: Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

Today is World Mental Health Day and the focus for 2018 is on young people and mental health in a changing world. The World Federation of Mental Health says that they want the day 'to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and begin the conversation around what they need in order to grow up healthy, happy and resilient.'

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Oct 2018

Top mental health trust in England for number of research studies

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust was the top mental health trust in the country for the number of open studies last year with 101 studies available for patients to participate in. This was up by 14 per cent from 89 studies the previous year. This is according to new figures from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Jul 2018

Professor Dame Til Wykes takes part in Hussain's House Live

More than 1000 school students descended on the Hackney Empire for the UK’s largest youth mental health festival, Hussain’s House Live. Hosted by poet Hussain Manawer, the event explored topics such as anxiety, bullying and depression featuring talks and performances by influencers and artists, with King’s College London as the event’s education partner.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jul 2018

BBC Radio 4's Storm and Stress

Dr Sally Marlow’s new radio series, Storm and Stress: New Ways of Looking at Adolescent Mental Health, begins on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 12 June. The series focused on the mental health of 16 - 25 year olds, and features contributions from colleagues from across the NIHR Maudsley BRC, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jun 2018