Category: Media

Mental Health UK responds to Prime Minister’s speech on welfare

23rd April 2024

On Friday 19th April, Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak made a speech on welfare announcing the need for reforms. Specifically honing in on the need to tackle unemployment and getting people back into work.

Mental Health UK welcomes Olympian Michelle Griffith-Robinson as new trustee

12th April 2024

We are proud to announce that Olympic athlete, Michelle Griffith-Robinson has joined our board of trustees at Mental Health UK.

We need a national summit to tackle burnout and create healthy workplaces which best support people to stay in or return to work

22nd January 2024

Today, we released our Burnout Report, a new benchmark study conducted annually exploring the experience and prevalence of high or extreme pressure and stress in our daily lives, and the factors that contribute towards or alleviate the risk of burnout. Brian Dow, Chief Executive at Mental Health UK, reflects on the key findings of the report, and the need for national action on this issue.

Burnout Report: one in five needed to take time off work due to stress in the past year

22nd January 2024

Mental Health UK’s new annual benchmark report for burnout in the UK reveals that one in five working adults needed to take time off work in the past year due to poor mental health caused by pressure or stress, as we call for a national summit on employment and mental health.

Mental Health UK partner with ITN Business to discuss ‘Mental Health Everyday’

18th April 2023

Our new programme with ITN Business will explore how we can promote positive mental health with one another all year round.

Statement of Condolence for The Queen

8th September 2022

We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen and offer our condolences to the Royal Family during this time of mourning.

Mental Health UK and ITN Productions Industry News launch co-production ‘Play Your Part’

17th May 2022

Mental Health UK has partnered with ITN Productions Industry News to produce Play Your Part, a digital news-style programme presented by Dr Sian Williams, highlighting how everyone has a role to play when it comes to the future of mental health.

Statement of solidarity with Azeem Rafiq

17th November 2021

Mental Health UK issues statement of solidarity with English cricketer Azeem Rafiq.

Statement of solidarity with Simone Biles

28th July 2021

Mental Health UK responds to American gymnast and four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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