A new kind of prescription to tackle loneliness in the U.K

A new healthcare strategy, announced by Prime Minister Theresa May, gives GPs in England permission to prescribe social activities such as cooking classes and dance lessons to combat loneliness in the country. As of late, statistics show that over 200 000 senior citizens have not had a conversation with a relative or friend in over … More A new kind of prescription to tackle loneliness in the U.K

HealthUnlocked Launch Member & Admin Awards

February 8, 2018  Who in HealthUnlocked makes the biggest impact to you? Everyday people come to HealthUnlocked to help other people, offer support and share their experiences. These people make HealthUnlocked what it is today and the reason so many of you turn to it so often. To recognise the difference these people make to … More HealthUnlocked Launch Member & Admin Awards

GirlTrek: How one organisation is getting black women and girls walking

February 6  GirlTrek are a public health nonprofit for African-American women and girls in the United States. They encourage women to use walking as a practical first step to inspire healthy living, families, and communities. As women organize walking teams, they mobilize community members to support monthly advocacy efforts and lead a civil rights-inspired health … More GirlTrek: How one organisation is getting black women and girls walking

ADAA celebrates one year on HealthUnlocked – Interview with ADAA

As the ADAA community on HealthUnlocked turns one, we spoke to Susan Gurley, ADAA’s Executive Director, about the past year and what the future holds.  How many people suffer from anxiety or depression globally? Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children and adults.  Globally, the total number of people with depression was estimated to exceed … More ADAA celebrates one year on HealthUnlocked – Interview with ADAA

One week left to enter the Health Blogger Awards 2017

24 August 2017  Blog from Laura Carnegie, support team manager at HealthUnlocked The HealthUnlocked Health blogger Awards will close on Friday 1 September. Everyday we see first hand how important sharing information and experiences can be. It is always inspiring to hear that HealthUnlocked has supported a user on their health journey,  whether this is … More One week left to enter the Health Blogger Awards 2017