World Mental Health Day

Today, the world draws attention to the importance of mental health by marking the Mental Health Day. The theme of the day this year is “Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality”. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which Read more…

Medicinal Cannabis: Myth or Miracle?

Substance use is becoming more normalised, where society’s approach towards drug use is changing quite fast. This abruptness by which societal change takes place does not always ripple down into properly informed individuals. Professionals working with people who are experiencing social and psychological difficulties are meeting persons who harbour a firm Read more…

Migration and Detention Centres

Press Release 10th September 2020 Last week saw several discussions on the media related to conditions in detention centres due to a leaked video and an accidental death during an escape attempt from the Hal Far detention centre.  The migration issue is a challenge around the world and in Malta. It is Read more…

Understanding children’s well-being in a digital world

Speakers: Richard Graham, Laura Lundy, David Smahel, Kitty Stewart Chair: Sonia Livingstone Discussant: Mariya Stoilova Date and time: 29 May 2020 (Friday), 3pm-4pm UK time Register online: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digital-technologies-and-childrens-well-being-harnessing-the-potential-tickets-106237190296?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch The webinar will take place online via Zoom. Description: Children’s engagement with digital technologies can be beneficial or detrimental to their well-being. But what Read more…