Monthly Archives: January 2014

TV doctor infests himself with worms

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: HEALTH WARNING: Do not read this whilst eating! See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Mental Health Act detentions up 12%

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: The number of people in England being detained under the Mental Health Act has risen by 12% in the past five years, according to the NHS regulator. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Transgender study looks at ‘exceptionally high’ suicide-attempt rate

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing A whopping 41% of people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming have attempted suicide sometime in their lives, nearly nine times the national average, according to a sweeping survey released three years ago. Kevin Friery‘s … Continue reading

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Nuns’ behaviour ‘almost psychotic’

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Nuns’ treatment of children at a residential care home was “bordering on the psychotic”, Northern Ireland’s Historical Abuse Inquiry has been told. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Give me that old time religion…  We are told … Continue reading

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Apparently, Pubic Hair Grooming Mishaps Are Sending More & More Women (& Men) to the ER

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A study found razors were to blame in most injuries. Kevin Friery‘s insight: Be careful – it’s a jungle out there…. See on http://www.ivillage.com

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Guns hurt or kill 10,000 children in the US each year: study – NBC News.com

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village School shootings unnerve Americans, but the number of children injured or killed in those tragic events is just a fraction of the young people harmed by firearms each year in the United States … Continue reading

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Protest outside gay therapy event

See on Scoop.it – Psychotherapy & Counselling Kevin Friery‘s insight: "You cannot change your sexual orientation whether through therapy, through prayer or under any other means." See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Robots with “soul”

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village What kind of robots does an animator / jazz musician / roboticist make? Playful, reactive, curious ones. Guy Hoffman shows demo film of his family of unusual robots — including two musical bots … Continue reading

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Police warn about laughing gas

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: "Police said this was the first report that they have received of this type of substance abuse."  Seriously? in 2014 they have never heard of Nitrous Oxide being used? Seems … Continue reading

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When does your mental health become a problem?

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing Kevin Friery‘s insight: One in four people are expected to experience a mental health problem, yet stigma and discrimination are still very common. Myths such as assuming mental illness is somehow down to a … Continue reading

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