Category: Help and Advice

Looking after children and yourself while working from home.

23rd March 2020

Emily from our Fundraising Team at Mental Health UK writes her thoughts and tips for looking after young children while working from home amid the coronavirus outbreak.

How you can help others during self-isolation

19th March 2020

It’s times like these we often see communities coming together in new ways (in this case not physically!) which is amazing to see. Here are some practical ways you can help your local community during this time. 

How to look after your mental health while working from home

19th March 2020

As the government announces social distancing measures, what can we do to look after our own mental health? We will continue to update this article as the situation changes with the most up-to-date advice.

Building self-esteem in a pressurised world

8th March 2020

For International Women’s Day, Mental Health UK alongside our partners Bill’s Restaurants hosted an event focussed on building self-esteem in a pressurised world. Here are some of the highlights of what was discussed.

Should I start therapy and will it help me?

1st July 2019

Dr Sheri Jacobson, the creator of therapy booking platform and presenter of podcast Therapy Lab, provides her expert tips and advice if you’re thinking about starting therapy.

The stress bucket

29th June 2018

You and your colleagues can think about your own wellbeing by using the idea of the ‘stress bucket’.*

Five top tips for Mental Wellbeing

18th May 2017

Looking after our mental health is important for all of us – whether we are living with a mental illness or not. Just like with physical health, there are things we can all do to help us look after our mental wellbeing and face the challenges life throws at us!

Showcasing our award-winning support group in Tayside

8th March 2017

This month we are focusing on the work of our support groups across the UK.

Five ways to manage your mental health and money

18th January 2017

Did you know that four million people across the UK have money worries due to their mental health? In this special blog to mark the launch of the new partnership with Lloyds Banking Group which will enable us to create a new UK-wide Mental Health and Money Advice Service, Chris explains how having a mental illness can at times affect the way we handle money and why the new service is so important.

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