Category: Charity Partnerships

Creating a positive mental health culture in the workplace

9th May 2022

We sat down with Karl Wilson, Group Mental Health Lead and Razna Ahmed, Engagement Manager at our partner Lloyds Banking Group to talk about reducing loneliness, connecting people and speaking openly about mental health in their workplace. They shared insight into how their Mental Health Advocates programme is helping to establish a mentally healthy work environment.

Dealing with loneliness in the desert

9th May 2022

Deep in the Sahara Desert is one of Neptune Energy’s gas plants. Fenced and gated, the secure plant is home to Marco, who works for 28 days at a time in the facility undertaking his role as Head of Health, Safety and Environment. Marco shared with us how physical isolation can make you feel disconnected, but the power of reaching out to others and uniting with peers is the key to keeping loneliness at bay.

Mental Health UK and Johnson & Johnson partner on campaign highlighting the link between smoking and poor mental health

29th April 2022

With 1 in 3 of all cigarettes smoked by someone living with a mental health condition, we’re on a mission to help communities and make quitting less of a stressful journey.

The impact of quitting smoking on my mental health

31st March 2022

Quitting smoking can provide benefits to mental health as well as physical health. The journey of quitting can be daunting and bring up feelings of anxiety and fear. We spoke to Kim who explained to us how she quit smoking, and the positive changes the move had on her mental health.

Working with SC Johnson to support our children’s mental health, as well as our own

7th February 2022

With 75% of mental illnesses starting before a person’s 18th birthday, evidence shows that providing good, early preventative support in the right place at the right time can help to avoid young people’s mental health deteriorating.

‘Tis the Season: 3 in 10 Brits say their mental health nosedives over Christmas

17th December 2021

A new study cites financial worries, entertaining guests and keeping everyone happy as key factors in peoples’ mental health worsening over the festive period.

Integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and mental health into our core values at work

6th December 2021

Leading performance marketing agency, Merkle, is partnering with Mental Health UK this December, to bring to the fore the importance of inclusivity and support for people affected by a mental health problem. You can get insight from them below where they share their best practices for creating a mentally healthy work environment.

#DownTools: Mental Health UK & Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles partner on new campaign for better work-life balance across the nation

26th October 2021

With three quarters of workers now working beyond their contracted hours, our campaign encourages workers to ‘call it a day when the day is done’.

Our partnership with Klass, Foxy Locks and Brastop

21st July 2021

To mark the end of lockdown and in recognition of the toll the pandemic has taken on people’s mental health, we’re pleased to announce our new partnership with Klass, Foxy Locks and Brastop in an exclusive campaign.

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