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Feeling lonely while working from home

12th May 2022

During the pandemic, the number of us working from home skyrocketed. For some of us, this change became permanent and the new normal. Whether it’s a couple of days a week or every day, many of us are still working from home and experiencing the isolation that can come with it. Evie, 30, from rural Norfolk, shared her experience of loneliness with us, and what she has found helpful to keep more connected.

Coping with ‘pandemic fatigue’ in the workplace

5th January 2022

As the emergence of the Omicron variant and the latest Covid restrictions take their toll, ‘pandemic fatigue’ is on the rise, affecting people’s day-to-day lives. Here our Head of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health UK, Charlotte Maxwell Davies, shares her insight on how to cope in the workplace, though you can apply these tips anywhere.

Statement of solidarity with Azeem Rafiq

17th November 2021

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

What is ‘Climate Anxiety’, and what can you do about it?

26th October 2021

Heatwaves, droughts and floods have become a regular fixture in the news. In the leadup to 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (also known as COP26) more and more people are talking about ‘climate anxiety’. We share some tips on how you can make a difference environmentally, whilst supporting your own mental health and wellbeing.

Mental Health UK and ITN Productions launch new programme, ‘Forward Together for Mental Health’

10th October 2021

Mental Health UK and ITN Productions Industry News launch a new co-production ‘Forward Together for Mental Health’, exploring how the pandemic has advanced the mental health narrative and agenda in the workplace and wider society.

Why good mental health is so important to us

8th October 2021

Gigi’s story

27th August 2021

Gigi shares her experience of depression, anxiety and suicidal feelings. Her story shows the value of opening up about mental health. Trigger warning: this article includes references to suicide and suicidal thoughts.

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.

Becoming a father during a pandemic: Ollie’s story

17th June 2021

In 2018, Ollie experienced a relapse of depression and OCD. This year, he entered fatherhood during the height of the lockdown. Ollie tells us how he’s found it adjusting to this big lifestyle transition, and how he’s tried to look after his mental health throughout it.

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