This week has been the culmination of considerable work with the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute chaired by Martin Lewis. MMHPI launched a Report on the connections between debt, financial stressors and mental health issues.This has been greatly heightened during the Cost of Living crisis.Our Report is asking for an integration of services availableContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Martin Lewis for Money and Mental Health Policy Institute Report Launch”
Great to join Young Minds Mental Health Campaign today in Parliament where young people across the UK have been in touch with MPs about Mental Health service provision. Young people are asking for: Provision in schools Access to early intervention Commitment to end the mental health wait I will continue to prioritise these issues inContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP joins Young Minds Mental Health Parliamentary Campaign”
It was very inspiring to hear directly from young people this week in parliament for Mental Health Week about their journey to and through CAMHS. We will ensure that the wonderful young people who spoke have a hearing with the Mental Health Minister so that services can be developed that meet their needs.
I was delighted to support the Ellie Souter Foundation this week and to provide them with a donation for their fundraising appeal. Very important to tackle mental health and suicide prevention and I will continue to champion this great charity!
I was delighted to join with the Lily Jo project in Westminster who have developed a free online mental health prevention app for children whilst they await treatment with CAMHS. They have also devised a compendium of mental health services across the UK for young people and adults to access. Lily Jo is a counsellorContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Lily Jo Mental Health Charity in Parliament”
Sleepio is a NICE accredited intervention for those who have sleep problems which can be very debilitating and impact physical and mental health. Sleepio is available to all adults living in Scotland through Big Health’s partnership with the Scottish Government. It is a is a free 6 week online program designed by sleep experts andContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP commends pioneering insomnia treatment.”
Drug and alcohol abuse can be a taboo subject, making it all the more difficult for families trying to get help for their loved ones. Behind much of addiction often lies trauma – some predating substance abuse, dating from childhood or adolescence, whilst other trauma is consequently triggered by the dangerous lifestyle addiction inflicts –Continue reading “Lisa Cameron MP: Society Must Address the Mental Health Needs of those with Drug and Alcohol Problems”