Mental Health

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 and · 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

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 […]

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
Putting mental health on an equal footing with our physical well-being.

Putting mental health on an equal footing with our physical well-being.

by Cameron Wall Around one quarter of the NHS’ disease burden is caused by mental health cases and one in four people will experience some kind of mental health issue each year. Such illnesses affect us individually, of course, but they also have a profound affect on the people close to us; friends, family members, partners and colleagues. The way […]

by · 25th January 2016 · Mental Health
Standing up to the cyber bullies

Standing up to the cyber bullies

By Clare Ambrosino Last week Parliament Street revealed alarming new figures on the rising crime rates linked to social media. According to research, crimes on Twitter have soared by 390 per cent and there are currently no real measures to prevent a further rise in the future. This week I spoke to my former boss Sean Kelly MEP, who is one […]

by and · 24th March 2014 · Mental Health