Dog in health scare after gobbling Christmas pud

“This is our first Christmas with Marley and I thought we were going to lose him,” Ms Bloor said. Latest news from the West Midlands Dog nearly dies eating Christmas tree decorations Girl’s Christmas and birthday without therapy dog Elsewhere in Staffordshire, a two-year-old Labrador, Ozzie, snaffled a mulled wine-soaked Christmas pudding at his home in Uttoxeter. Follow BBC West Midlands on Facebook, on Twitter, and sign up for local news updates direct to your phone.

To Those Struggling With Mental Health This Holiday Season

Sage Antonia Updated December 22, 2019 Nathan Anderson Sage Antonia Updated December 22, 2019 Nathan Anderson Everywhere you look is engulfed in celebration. Commercials with happy music and smiling faces, small talk about your plans for the upcoming weeks — this is supposed to be the happiest time of the year. The holidays are a time of rekindling with distant relatives, reflecting on the joys the past year has brought and awaiting the delightful traditions that have been taught to us. People often talk about the holidays being the most wonderful time of the year, but people rarely discuss how difficult they can become when you’re grieving. Whether you have lost a loved one, are suffering a big shift in …

7 Things That Are Bad For Your Mental Health

By Jake Charles By Jake Charles 1. Isolating yourself. Even if you’re scared to send the first text and invite your friends to come over to hang out, you still need to socialize. You need to have conversations with someone other than yourself. You need to get out there and meet people. You also need to get outside. You need to take a walk. Feel the sun on your skin. Feel the grass beneath your feet. You need to get yourself out of your bedroom because it’s not where you’re meant to be spending all of your time. 2. Skipping meals. If you want your mind to stay healthy, then you need to keep your body healthy. You need to eat healthy …

LA high schools to open sexual and mental health clinics in pioneering program

Partnership between officials and Planned Parenthood will offer birth control, STI testing and care for anxiety and depression Dozens of Los Angeles high schools will soon host clinics providing sexual and mental health services for teenagers as part of a wellness program that officials say is a groundbreaking model of comprehensive on-campus care. The school-based clinics 75,000 teens at 50 schools. They will offer birth control, emergency contraception like Plan B, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing and counseling, and a range of mental health and substance abuse resources. The reproductive health services California law permits teens older than 12 to receive birth control and related treatment without parental consent, the care is confidential. The centers do …