Category: Young people’s mental health

Young workers twice as likely to feel lonely at work

10th May 2022

New research by Mental Health UK explores British workers’ experiences of loneliness in the workplace and how it can impact on our 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.

Growing together to support children’s mental health

4th February 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place between the 7-13 February and the theme this year is growing together. As we move through the week, we ask you to set time aside with the young people in your life to think about how they have grown – what skills they have developed, what personal qualities they most admire in themselves and others, and what goals they would like to set themselves for the year ahead.

Why Bloom can make a difference to young people in Greater Manchester and beyond

3rd November 2021

Lauren Quigley is Bloom Engagement Officer working in the North of England. She is responsible for engaging schools and colleges in her region to participate in Bloom, a programme which gives students aged 14-18 the tools they need to build their resilience and better protect their mental health. Here Lauren talks about her own mental health challenges and why Bloom can make a real difference to young people in Greater Manchester and beyond.

Moulton College rolls out Bloom for positive mental wellbeing

3rd September 2021

From this September onwards, Moulton College in Northampton will be rolling out Bloom, Mental Health UK’s resilience programme, to over 600 students. Pastoral Officer Jess Lygo shares her experience of co-delivering the programme last spring before taking action to sustain Bloom to support all 17-18-year-old animal welfare students.

“Bloom taught me new ways of thinking and talking to my teens about mental health”

29th July 2021

Tina* works for our corporate partner Lloyds Banking Group and recently attended a workshop for parents and carers run by Bloom. Bloom is our young people’s programme which supports 14-18 year olds to build resilience and protect their mental wellbeing. Here Tina talks about how the workshop helped her and her daughters become more open about their mental health.

How Bloom helped us to take notice of our resilience

12th May 2021

Our young people’s programme, Bloom equips people aged 14 to 18 with the tools and knowledge to build their resilience, so they can better maintain their mental health through life’s transitions.

Preparing young people for the return to school

4th March 2021

Returning to school after a long period away can cause a great deal of apprehension. As the UK gradually opens up schools, children and young people’s wellbeing will likely be impacted by all the change over the past year.

Top England Youth boxers given key mental health education

2nd October 2020

Boxers bidding to compete for England at World Youth Championships level are being given the ‘toolkit’ to address any mental health problems they may encounter in their quest for medal success.

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