• ‘Snowflake millennial’ label is inaccurate and reverses progress to destigmatise mental health

    Shelly Haslam-Ormerod, Edge Hill University From the baby boomers of the mid 1940s to the early 60s to Generation X yuppies who came of age in the 1980s – labelling generations is nothing new but as early as 1839 French Philosopher Auguste Comte wrote about the gradual and continuous influence generations have upon each other […]

  • Macho myth busting: working class men aren’t all too tough to seek help

    Paul Simpson, Edge Hill University and Michael Richards, Edge Hill University Men are bad at looking after their health, or so the received wisdom goes. Indeed, evidence has shown that men have significantly higher death rates than women from cancer due to delays in seeking medical help. These doctor-avoiding tendencies have also been shown to […]

  • Children’s emotional health and wellbeing

    A new report, Just Health: An Enquiry into the Emotional Health and Wellbeing of Young People in the Youth Justice System, was recently published by Peer Power. The report makes a number of recommendations to improve the emotional support and wellbeing that young people receive in the youth justice system. Responding  to the report, Lord […]