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What is the impact of the stereotypical image of an individual with an eating disorder?

1st March 2019

Adrienne Rennie has recently conducted a postgraduate research study at Swansea University as part of the Masters programme in Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. With help from eating disorder charity B-eat, she explored stereotypes within eating disorders and their effects on non-stereotypical individuals. Here, she gives us a summary of her findings…

Our response to the Government’s Breathing Space consultation

30th January 2019

Mental Health UK and the Mental Health and Money Advice Service has urged the Treasury to make sure that its proposals for a breathing space from creditors capture everyone experiencing a mental health crisis. We also recommend that those at risk of a mental health crisis receive additional support under the proposed Breathing Space scheme.

Shining a light on mental illness in the workplace

24th January 2019

This week, we called for more awareness and understanding from employers about severe mental illness.

Blue Monday 2019

17th January 2019

The third Monday in January is known as #BlueMonday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. We think this is absurd, as any day can be a challenge for someone living with mental illness. We want to brighten up #BlueMonday and every day.

Young people’s mental health: New programme launch

13th December 2018

Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group launch new programme to tackle mental health challenge in young people across the UK

Our new mental health guide for all

13th September 2018

How does it really feel on the inside?
Our new mental health guide now available in 5000 GP surgeries, 400,000 university students and a further 35,000 people online.

6,000 Lloyds Banking Group colleagues Walk the Talk for Mental Health UK

10th September 2018

In 2017, Lloyds Banking Group colleagues voted for Mental Health UK to be their chosen charity partner. The partnership has raised an amazing £6.5 million so far, smashing the original target of £2 million per year.

Countdown to World Mental Health Day 2018

10th September 2018

It is not long now until World Mental Health Day (10 October) and as with everything it will be here before we know it!

Mental Health UK partners with This Can Happen conference

20th July 2018

Mental Health UK is proud to announce its role as charity partner of This Can Happen, a new conference for companies founded by Jonny Benjamin MBE and Neil Laybourn, which will take place in November 2018.

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