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Making peace with disappointing exam results

13th August 2020

Every generation receiving exam results before you includes young people who’ve experienced disappointment, worry and stress related to unexpected grades. It’s not unusual to feel lost and confused about what to do next.

Poundland partners with Mental Health UK to support colleague wellbeing

11th August 2020

Mental Health UK is joining forces with discount retailer Poundland to boost support for its 18,000 colleagues across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Insurance industry can’t afford to discriminate against people living with mental illness

30th July 2020

We have urged the insurance industry to review the service they provide to people living with mental illness in our new report: Affording protection: mental health and insurance.

Returning to work after furlough – How to manage the anxieties you might be feeling

21st July 2020

After weeks of living under lockdown, our worlds are slowly starting to open up again. With restrictions beginning to ease, many people that were furloughed are now being asked to return to work. But what do you do if you’re feeling anxious about returning to work? Laura Peters, Head of Advice and Information Services at Mental Health UK, provides some useful tips.

How menopause affected my mental health

7th July 2020

It’s common for women to experience mental health problems as a result of the hormone changes which happen during menopause. We hear from Elizabeth and Priya, who share with us how their mental health was impacted going through menopause and perimenopause.

Eat good, feel good: recipes by el-thy.

10th June 2020

Eating healthy foods not only helps to keep us physically well, but it can have a positive impact on our mood, our energy and our ability to think clearly too. Our gut can also reflect how we’re feeling inside. If you’re feeling stressed or anxious your digestive system can slow down or speed up. Our friends and el-thy have provided some healthy recipes you can try at home to help you look after your mind and body.

Supporting yourself and those around you

19th May 2020

Whilst there is understandably a lot of focus on physical health at the moment due to COVID-19, you also have a lot to offer in terms of supporting the mental health of your parents, siblings and friends.

Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK work in partnership to support the nation’s mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic

14th May 2020

Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK have launched a new campaign to support to customers who have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. New TV, radio and social media adverts (from Thursday 14th May) highlight a shared commitment to be there for customers.

Getting to know each other better during quarantine

13th May 2020

This might be the most time that you’ve spent with the people inside your home for a while. We know that living in this new way can sometimes feel pressured and it’s easy to get angry with each other and disagree. This time can also be an opportunity to work on our relationships with those we live with.

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