Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out

Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out

People living with long-term medical conditions are more likely to experience psychological problems A mental health project for young people with long-term physical conditions is being rolled out across Scotland. Following a trial in Glasgow, it will now be available to schools and youth organisations nationwide. The Ucan project aims to prevent mental health problems arising in adulthood by supporting young people earlier. Figures show that 30% of people with long-term conditions like arthritis and spina bifida have mental health issues. People living with long-term conditions are also more likely…

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Colgate Extends Restructuring Programme, to Cut More Jobs

Colgate Extends Restructuring Programme, to Cut More Jobs

Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Thursday it would cut more jobs under an extended restructuring programme as the world’s largest toothpaste maker grapples with tough macro-economic conditions, including a strong dollar. The programme, now expected to end in December 2017, will result in the reduction of 3,300 to 3,800 positions globally. Colgate, had earlier said it expected to complete the programme this year and cut about 2,700 to 3,200 positions. The company, which gets more than three-fourths of its revenue from outside the United States, has been raising prices to counter…

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