Mental health and intellectual disability

Mental Health Issues and Intellectual Disability – can you have both?

According to numerous studies, people with intellectual disability can not only experience mental health problems such as anxiety, stress and depression. They’re actually four times more susceptible to these conditions than the general population. However, they are less likely to be correctly diagnosed, let alone treated. Owing to something known as ‘diagnostic overshadowing’, health care..

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  Marie-Victoire Cumming and Zamazulu Zulu both work at LITTLE EDEN, and are passionate about making a difference, in more ways than one, to the lives of one of the most vulnerable individuals in our society. Marie, a music therapist at LITTLE EDEN, Domitilla and Danny Hyams Home, works first-hand with the residents (lovingly called..

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