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YHARC wins funding from the Department of Health and Social Care to establish a Yorkshire Adolescent Mental Health Collaboratory

As part of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Mental Health Initiative, the Yorkshire and Humber Applied Research Collaboration (YH ARC) will receive almost £750,000 to support and...

High levels of nicotine dependence and heavier patterns of smoking in people with severe mental ill health reported during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an increase in ‘quit smoking’ initiatives in the wider population. A study from our Mental Health theme has been published which reports on heavier smoking...

New Findings – Taking part in outdoor and in-nature activities can help people feel less anxious #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2023

The Humber and North Yorkshire Green Social Prescribing (HNY GSP) programme, led by HEY Smile Foundation, were commissioned as one of seven sites across England to develop a ‘test and...

New publication – Measuring the digital divide among people with severe mental ill health using the essential digital skills framework

Our Mental and Physical Multimorbidity theme asked 249 people with severe mental ill health (SMI) questions about their digital skills and digital access, using the Essential Digital Skills framework. Most...

New publication: Loneliness among people with severe mental illness during the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a linked UK population cohort study

The Optimising Wellbeing during Self-isolation (OWLS) study from our Mental Health theme has explored loneliness and social support in the severe mental ill health (SMI) population.

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New publication: Exploring Access to Mental Health and Primary Care Services for People With Severe Mental Illness During the COVID-19 Restrictions

People with severe mental ill health (SMI) experience profound health inequalities and reduced life expectancy. What has been their experience in getting support from health services during the COVID-19 restrictions?...

Inspiring videos show smokers with mental health conditions who successfully quit

As part of an output from the CLAHRC SCIMITAR+ study, former smokers with mental health conditions have shared their inspiring journeys on how they conquered their addiction in a series...