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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.

Eat good, feel good: recipes by el-thy.

10th June 2020

Eating healthy foods not only helps to keep us physically well, but it can have a positive impact on our mood, our energy and our ability to think clearly too. Our gut can also reflect how we're feeling inside. If you're feeling stressed or anxious your digestive system can slow down or speed up. Our friends and el-thy have provided some healthy recipes you can try at home to help you look after your mind and body.

Supporting yourself and those around you

19th May 2020

Whilst there is understandably a lot of focus on physical health at the moment due to COVID-19, you also have a lot to offer in terms of supporting the mental health of your parents, siblings and friends.

Mental Health UK teams up with Rohan for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

15th May 2020

This year, we’re delighted to be teaming up with Rohan for Mental Health Awareness Week. Shop the Rohan collection using Savoo’s exclusive 10% off code and raise a free donation at no extra cost.

Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK work in partnership to support the nation’s mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic

14th May 2020

Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK have launched a new campaign to support to customers who have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. New TV, radio and social media adverts (from Thursday 14th May) highlight a shared commitment to be there for customers.

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