How you can help others during self-isolation
19th March 2020
It’s times like these we often see communities coming together in new ways (in this case not physically!) which is amazing to see. Here are some practical ways you can help your local community during this time.
How to look after your mental health while working from home
19th March 2020
As the government announces social distancing measures, what can we do to look after our own mental health? We will continue to update this article as the situation changes with the most up-to-date advice.
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!
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