Tag Archives: Deaf health

SignHealth Partners With Shout To Launch A New Crisis Text Line For Deaf People

Access to mainstream crisis mental health services for Deaf people is almost non-existent, and yet Deaf people are twice as likely to experience mental health problems than hearing people, facing communication barriers and difficulties accessing healthcare.  As part of World Suicide Prevention Day, SignHealth, powered by Shout, is launching a new free text message service […]

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Overcoming Addiction – Treatment Considerations for D/deaf People

Read the full article on rehab4addiction’s website: https://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk/guides/overcoming-addiction-sensory-impaired “Deaf children whose families do not learn to communicate with them are four times more likely to suffer from mental health disorders than those whose families communicate well with them.” – The Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addiction (IRETA) Addiction treatment programmes often involve talking therapies and […]

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