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Integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and mental health into our core values at work

6th December 2021

Leading performance marketing agency, Merkle, is partnering with Mental Health UK this December, to bring to the fore the importance of inclusivity and support for people affected by a mental health problem. You can get insight from them below where they share their best practices for creating a mentally healthy work environment.

Statement of solidarity with Azeem Rafiq

17th November 2021

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

8 Stress Awareness Day Activities

3rd November 2021

National Stress Awareness Day falls every year on the first Wednesday in November. It’s used to help highlight ways that stress can impact people, and what you can do to help relieve stress for yourself and others.

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.

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.

#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

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