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A resilience revolution in Blackpool

Parents in Blackpool are getting lessons in resilience to improve mental health.
Parents in Blackpool are getting lessons in resilience, as part of a £10 million programme to improve mental health.

A resilience revolution in Blackpool

Parents in Blackpool are getting lessons in resilience to improve mental health.
Parents in Blackpool are getting lessons in resilience, as part of a £10 million programme to improve mental health.

Scrotox: Injecting botox to the scrotum

The injections can make the skin around the testicles look smoother, bigger, or hang lower
Men are getting botox injections to the skin around the testicles. Although it is sometimes done for medical or athletic reasons, men are also getting it for cosmetic purposes. Dr Alex James has carried out scrotox injections at his clinic and still gets requests for the procedure. He says it can make the scrotum look smoother, bigger and hang lower.

(Photo: A hypodermic needle tip entering someone's skin Credit: STEVE HORRELL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY)

States to support Jersey mental health charity

BBC Radio Jersey

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Jersey's health minister hopes a new States contract with a mental health charity will help people who are most in need in the island.

My Voice works with people of all ages who are severely affected by mental illness.

The two-year contract will see the States fund the charity's services.

Deputy Richard Renouf says it's important to support the much-needed work they do.

Governments sometimes have to make very significant decisions, for example taking someone's liberty away because they're suffering from a mental health illness. Having an advocate is a legal requirement now and ensures that those people have help and support and can be represented in all the processes that their rights and wishes are considered."

Deputy Richard Renouf