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Photography & smartphones to help UK’s youth fight back against lockdown stress

16th September 2020

The Photography Movement Launch Show and Tell, an interactive mental health campaign for young people sponsored by Cisco.
Show and Tell is brought to you in partnership with Mental Health UK, EyeEm and Constance, supported by Getty Images and featuring world-famous photographer Rankin.

Rugby League World Cup 2021 partners with Mental Health UK to help support young players

10th September 2020

Rugby League World Cup 2021 underlines its commitment to its communities by establishing unique partnerships with Rugby League Cares and Mental Health UK to deliver impactful campaigns to improve mental fitness and help encourage conversations around mental health.

Making peace with disappointing exam results

13th August 2020

Every generation receiving exam results before you includes young people who’ve experienced disappointment, worry and stress related to unexpected grades. It’s not unusual to feel lost and confused about what to do next.

Poundland partners with Mental Health UK to support colleague wellbeing

11th August 2020

Mental Health UK is joining forces with discount retailer Poundland to boost support for its 18,000 colleagues across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Preparing young people for the return to school

6th August 2020

Many young people will need reassurance and support as they prepare to return to school. Some may experience heightened levels of fear and anxiety in already uncertain times. Here we look at some of the challenges young people may have faced during lockdown, how these experiences might impact on their return to school and how you can best support this transition.

Insurance industry can’t afford to discriminate against people living with mental illness

30th July 2020

We have urged the insurance industry to review the service they provide to people living with mental illness in our new report: Affording protection: mental health and insurance.

Returning to work after furlough – How to manage the anxieties you might be feeling

21st July 2020

After weeks of living under lockdown, our worlds are slowly starting to open up again. With restrictions beginning to ease, many people that were furloughed are now being asked to return to work. But what do you do if you’re feeling anxious about returning to work? Laura Peters, Head of Advice and Information Services at Mental Health UK, provides some useful tips.

How can menopause affect your mental health?

7th July 2020

It’s common for women to experience mental health problems as a result of the hormone changes which happen during menopause. We also hear from Elizabeth, who told us her experience of how menopause affected her mental health and how she’s managing her symptoms.

AmazonSmile

11th June 2020

Did you know that you can help to support Mental Health UK while shopping on Amazon? Find out how AmazonSmile works.

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