Why I left the UK’s broken children and young people’s mental health service

A record 420,314 children and young people a month are being treated for mental health problems, according to the latest NHS figures. Here a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist who until recently worked within NHS child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) describes the frustrating and relentless daily battle to meet the soaring demand and help those most in need.
Picture for Why I left the UK’s broken children and young people’s mental health service

5 Steps For Turning Your Next Business Crisis Into a Leadership Moment

Many business leaders hurt their image and the company by responding poorly to a crisis. Every business leader expects to encounter one or more crises eventually. The challenge for each of you is to get it handled quickly and effectively, without losing the trust of constituents, as well as customers.
Picture for 5 Steps For Turning Your Next Business Crisis Into a Leadership Moment

Two boys with Ava White on night of killing had ‘Rambo-style knife’, court hears

Two boys who were with schoolgirl Ava White on the evening of her death were seen running through the city centre with a “Rambo-style” knife, a court has heard.A 14-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, claims he stabbed 12-year-old Ava in self-defence after an argument about a Snapchat video he filmed of her in Liverpool on November 25 last year.On Thursday, Nick Johnson QC, defending, told Liverpool Crown Court that two teenage boys were with Ava and her friends when they had an initial altercation with the defendant in Williamson Square.The defendant has claimed he heard on the...
NBC Sports

Eagles Autism Challenge raises a record $4.1 million

The football season hasn’t even started yet, and the Eagles are already setting records. The team’s fifth annual Eagles Autism Challenge, held Saturday at and around the Linc, raised a record $4.1 million, the team announced. The Eagles have now raised more than $16 million since the inception...

Philadelphia Eagles Raise More Than $4 Million At 5th Annual Autism Challenge

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles hosted their fifth annual Autism Challenge Saturday in South Philadelphia. Eagles CEO Jeffrey Lurie was on hand. Almost 3,000 participants biked, ran, or walked along with their favorite players. Jason Kelce spent time with the participants. Head coach Nick Sirianni was seen pushing his kids toward the 5k finish line. Awareness to action. Thank you to all our participants and supporters who came out for the 5th annual #EaglesAutismChallenge! We can’t wait to see you next year.#FlyEaglesFly — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) May 21, 2022 More than $4 million was raised toward autism research. Sixteen million dollars has been raised since 2018.

Eagles Autism Challenge: Jeffrey Lurie's closing remarks | 2022

Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie wraps up a historic Eagles Autism Challenge as the transformational event celebrates its fifth anniversary. Lurie unveils how much the annual ride/run/walk event has raised to impact the autism community at the patient and research levels.

Man and woman guilty of murder of vulnerable man

A man and a woman have been found guilty of murdering a vulnerable charity shop volunteer who was stamped to death in his home. Drug addicts Lee Chugg and Jodie Swannick both kicked and stamped on 60-year-old Stephen Fogg. The pair denied murder but were found guilty after a trial...

Spirituality in the Workplace?

Yes, and it starts with how we see each other, says Neurohacker Collective. People normally associate think of the workplace as a place of spiritual neutrality. In fact, there are obvious legal concerns in trying to imbue a workplace with a religious expectation. But there's a difference between religion and...

Man caught with £10,000 cannabis haul spared jail after cancer patients defend ‘life-saving treatment’

A medicinal cannabis supplier caught with more than a kilogram of the class-B drug has escaped jail after hundreds of cancer patients submitted letters to the court in his defence.Andrew Baines, 46, a father of two and a cancer patient himself, supplied hundreds of patients with medicinal cannabis oil. The same patients and their families submitted scores of letters to the court, describing how Mr Baines – who faced possible charges of possession with intent to supply and production of a controlled drug – had saved their lives. Mr Baines was spared a 15-year sentence in a landmark ruling after...

Autism: Proportion of NI pupils with diagnosis quadruples

The proportion of schoolchildren with an autism diagnosis in Northern Ireland has quadrupled in just over a decade, according to figures just published by the Department of Health. Shirelle Stewart from the National Autistic Society NI said many schools were "already struggling to provide the support that autistic children need".