Mental Health

Social Media and Christmas

Social Media and Christmas

The holiday season is upon us with all the cheer, love and hope it hopefully brings. Family, friends colleagues and strangers come together to enjoy and rejoice in the Christmas cheer. This is no more visible then on social media networks with people snapping every happy memory with family, every alcohol filled night out with friends and every holiday snap […]

by · 23rd December 2016 · Mental Health
Danny Bowman on LBC Talk Radio

Danny Bowman on LBC Talk Radio

Thursday 22nd December This afternoon, Parliament Street’s mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman was on LBC Talk Radio discussing the implications of too much social media use around the Christmas holidays. You can watch the interview here.

by · 22nd December 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room
Danny Bowman on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show

Danny Bowman on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show

Thursday 22nd December This morning, Parliament Street’s mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman was on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show discussing the implications of too much social media use around the Christmas holidays. You can watch the interview here.

by · 22nd December 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room
Mental Health and the Economy

Mental Health and the Economy

By Danny Bowman, Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman Every week I see on the news a collection of stories about cuts to mental health services and the catalogue of effects it is having on individuals who are not able to get help from our National Health Service (NHS). This is a constant reminder how far we still need to come […]

by · 5th December 2016 · Mental Health, Blog
Defeating the Threat of Cyber Bullying

Defeating the Threat of Cyber Bullying

Fresh of his media tour promoting Parliament Street’s mental health campaign, and having appeared on Good Morning Britain, Attitude Magazine and Sky News, Danny Bowman speaks out about the scourge of cyber bullying. In our society today everyone seems to be online; using social media as a way of creating a chronological timeline of their every action and every life […]

by · 19th September 2016 · Mental Health, Blog
Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman in Attitude Magazine

Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman in Attitude Magazine

Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman, is featured in the October issue of Attitude Magazine, talking about his struggle with mental health and making policy recommendations. Digital and print copies of the magazine are out now. To read Danny’s acclaimed report into mental health and body image, click here.

by · 14th September 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room

Friday 29th July 2016 – Mental Health and Body Image Discussion Panel

by · 3rd August 2016 · 2016 Events Calendar, Mental Health
Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman on Good Morning Britain

Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman on Good Morning Britain

                    Tying in with the release of our new report into the effects of social media on mental health, Parliament Street’s mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman, appeared on Good Morning Britain – watch the full video here.

by · 3rd August 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room
Parliament Street’s new report says social media mental health services ‘should be mandatory’

Parliament Street’s new report says social media mental health services ‘should be mandatory’

Social media sites should offer mandatory mental health services to provide counselling and support for users, according to a new report from think tank Parliament Street. The new 6,000 word report entitled Mental health and the social media society is written by Danny Bowman, a leading mental health campaigner famous for trying to commit suicide after taking 100 ‘selfies’ a day on […]

by · 3rd August 2016 · Mental Health, Research
Parliament Street’s new report featured in First News

Parliament Street’s new report featured in First News

First News is  fun and vibrant newspaper to keep children up to date with news and interesting stories from the UK and around the world. On Thursday 28th July 2016 they reported on our research paper, Mental Health and the social media society: “A new report is calling for social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to offer mandatory mental […]

by · 28th July 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room