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Mental health

BSA reports 1.6% rise in antidepressant prescribing in three months

Number of antidepressant items rises by 400,000 over a three-month period

07 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article

Mental health

NI announces plan to integrate pharmacies in mental health services

Stormont announces plan to 'reorganise' mental health services towards community

04 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Mental health

Community pharmacies could offer mental health support to carers, say researchers

Pharmacies are 'increasingly recognised spaces' for mental health support, say authors

09 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

Mental health

NICE recommends staged withdrawal of antidepressants

Adults who want to stop antidepressants should have the dose tapered, says committee.

17 Jan 2023 , 2 Min Article

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Mental health

Pharmacists promote better psychotropic prescribing

New study finds pharmacists helped reduce the number of drugs prescribed

15 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Mental health

Number of prescribed antidepressants on the rise in England

More than 21 million drugs were prescribed between October and December 2021.

03 Mar 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Mental health

Patients should consider talking therapies before drugs for mild depression

NICE's guidelines on diagnosing and treating depression are the first for 12 years.

23 Nov 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Mental health champions should be in all pharmacies across the country

Mental health first aiders have a crucial role to play according to a Pharmacy Show panellist.

18 Oct 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Mental health

Prescribing of antidepressants on the rise, says NHS report

Between April and June this year 20.5 million antidepressant items were prescribed.

10 Sep 2021 , 1 Min Article