What's New

2013 June

“Beth’s story: What is it like to be sectioned?”

Although this is not the case for many of our patients occasionally a person suffering a psychotic illness or other mental health problem may be assessed or treated under the Mental Health Act. This BBC article tells the story of a young woman with an eating disorder who was treated under the Mental Health Act. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22984708  ...

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Relaxation classes

Relaxation Taster Sessions (Free) Learn relaxation techniques including Indian Head massage, Acupressure and Deep Breathing . There are limited spaces and advance booking is required. This takes place at the Chester Healthy Living Centre, Ground Floor, Plas Dinas, Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester, CH1 5SN. You can telephone the Blacon Healthy Living Centre on 01244 385035, or visit the website :...

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New Research

The Early Intervention teams are taking part in the Prevalence of Pathogenic antibodies in Psychosis (PPiP) study.  The aim of this study is to test the idea that some cases of psychosis are caused by immune system problems in some people. The symptoms of these auto immune problems are similar to psychosis.    A diagnosis of an  auto immune problem can be made by identifying the presence of specif...

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