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#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’.

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.

Thank you for taking part in Glow!

10th October 2021

Why good mental health is so important to us

8th October 2021

Record numbers of people are seeking support from our Mental Health & Money Advice service

28th September 2021

There's been a surge in the number of people seeking support for mental health and financial advice, as worrying cuts to Universal Credit are set to come in. To help you prepare, Mental Health & Money Advice have put together a practical guide directing you to further support.

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.

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.

Shaping financial firms’ future duty towards customers

24th August 2021

The financial industry regulator asked for views on new rules to protect consumers – here’s what Mental Health UK told them.

Decoding Therapy – what kind of therapy is right for me?

3rd August 2021

Investing in our mental health is just as important as staying well physically. Talking to someone professionally, or receiving therapeutic support can help improve our thinking, behaviour, emotions and mood. With an abundance of types of therapy out there, it can be difficult to know where to begin.

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