MORE than 70,000 under-18s, including nearly 2,000 children of primary school age, were prescribed anti-depressants in England last year, it has been reported. Experts have called for caution in giving the drugs to youngsters, warning that potential long-term effects on developing brains are not fully known.Mental health campaigners say access to other treatments, such as "talking therapies", should be made more widely and easily available as a first resort.GPs have said the prescription figures are evidence of youngsters seeking treatment, which is encouraging, but have backed calls for greater access to other therapies.NHS data obtained by The Times through freedom of information requests showed 7.3 million people were given at least one antidepressant prescription in England in 2017.The drugs were used by one in six adults, the statistics suggested, with the total number marking an increase of nearly 500,000 since 2015.The number of anti-depressant prescriptions has more than … [Read more...] about NATIONAL: 70,000 children in England on anti-depressants, says report
PUBLISHED: 07:47 21 July 2018 | UPDATED: 07:47 21 July 2018 Brian Watkins, Liberal Democrat county councillor for Eaton. Pic: Liberal Democrats. Liberal Democrats Barclays Bank has announced that it intends to close its branch in Eaton later this year. The bank, in Church Lane, is to close in November.Brian Watkins, who represents Eaton on Norfolk County Council, tweeted: “Just heard the news about the impending closure of Barclays Eaton branch.“After all the hassle with the current Eaton Transport Plan, it’s the last thing that the village needs. Bad news indeed.”As part of the latest Transport for Norwich project, there are currently roadworks in Eaton, while the slip road from Newmarket Road into the village is due to close for five weeks from next Wednesday.The work will widen the cycle track from the Cellar House pub to Newmarket Road, bring in a 20mph restriction, simplify pedestrian crossings and improve the traffic signals for all road users.Barclays … [Read more...] about Barclays Bank announces another Norfolk branch is to close
Updated 11:21 pm PDT, Friday, July 20, 2018 Photo: AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 CORRECTS SOURCE/BYLINE TO MONTANA FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS. NOT SARAH DETTMER - In this undated photo, a sow grizzly bear was spotted near Camas in northwestern Montana. People in this region are accustomed to bear safety practices and are taught to secure any attractants that could habituate a grizzly to human environments. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks/The Great Falls Tribune via AP) less CORRECTS SOURCE/BYLINE TO MONTANA FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS. NOT SARAH DETTMER - In this undated photo, a sow grizzly bear was spotted near Camas in northwestern Montana. People in this region are accustomed to ... more Photo: AP Learning to live with grizzlies 1 / 1 Back to Gallery GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — While living … [Read more...] about Learning to live with grizzlies
PUBLISHED: 06:56 21 July 2018 | UPDATED: 07:07 21 July 2018 Amy Gibbons Could Suffolk and north Essex see some showers today? Pictured are Grace and Maddie Clarke enjoying the rain at Suffolk Day in 2012 Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN It’s been a remarkably fine and dry summer across our region, but many of us are longing for some typical English showers. Will today be the day? Music fans could potentially see some showers fall on Jimmy Farm Festival today. Pictured is a trio sheltering from the rain at Ipswich Music Day in 2000 Picture: ANDREW HENDRYIt is set to be another very warm day across East Anglia, with highs of 28C and plenty of sunny spells pleasing many who are heading to Jimmy’s Festival this morning.However not everybody is enjoying the dry spell – and for some, the day may well be improved by a scattering of isolated showers.According to forecasters at the Met Office, Saturday will start off dry for a time with variable amounts … [Read more...] about Will we finally see some showers today?
World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. World Vision international Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following positions; Kantipur (July 21, 2018) Facebook Comments Related Read also: Vacancy announcement for Lecturer, Instructors & Lab Assistant Health Jobs Jobs/Opportunities Jobs/Vacancies Public Health Vacancies … [Read more...] about Information & Strategy Manager- World Vision International Nepal