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Mental health problems among students on the rise reveals significant new report

10th March 2020

The largest mental health survey ever conducted on UK university students reveals an 8% rise year-on-year of those with a serious personal, emotional, behavioural or mental health problem for which they needed professional help. The figure now stands at almost half of the student population (42%).

Building self-esteem in a pressurised world

8th March 2020

For International Women’s Day, Mental Health UK alongside our partners Bill’s Restaurants hosted an event focussed on building self-esteem in a pressurised world. Here are some of the highlights of what was discussed.

Running and anxiety: How taking part in the Great Scottish Run helped my recovery

10th January 2020

Gill took part in the Great Scottish Run 10k for Mental Health UK in 2019 raising over £800 to help people affected by mental health problems. She told us why she got involved, as well as why this race was so important to her and her recovery.

It’s not 1 in 4, it’s all of us.

25th November 2019

New research by Accenture for This Can Happen has found that over three-quarters of young workers in the UK have experienced mental health problems.

A #BriefEncounter can change someone’s life

13th November 2019

This World Kindness Day, we're in London Waterloo station letting commuters know how they can help if they see someone in distress. 

The recipe for a perfect nights sleep

25th October 2019

Brian Dow, Chief Executive of Mental Health UK, reflects on the trip of a lifetime - joining Lloyds Banking Group colleagues on the Walk The Talk trek in Cambodia.

A summer of challenges for Mental Health UK

24th October 2019

Josh explains why he chose to raise money to help people affected by mental health problems. He took on a series of events during the summer of 2019 and his fundraising brought in over £2,000 for Mental Health UK!

‘Art is the best medicine’, an exhibition of artworks by comedians

16th October 2019

Art is the Best Medicine is a unique chance for members of the public to see and buy
artworks by the UK’s top comedians, whilst raising money for Mental Health UK. The
exhibition will take place from 13th – 20th December 2019 at contemporary London gallery, Fiumano Clase.

Lloyds Banking Group extend charity partnership with Mental Health UK

9th October 2019

Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group have today announced an extension to their charity partnership for another two years.

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