Tag Archive: Mental Health

5 firms dedicated to helping with mental health

January 6, 2021 12:09 pm
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Organisations from large businesses to startups are now understanding the moral and financial benefits of having a workforce that is physically and mentally healthy, and therefore productive

Excellent NHS wellbeing resource

November 9, 2020 9:29 am
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Covid-19 is not just a public health crisis, it is also personal. We are all feeling the pressure. The ongoing uncertainties are manifold—how much worse the second wave of the pandemic will be, how many people will become ill, and how long it will be before we can get back to normal and resume our daily lives.

Wellbeing advice for men emerging from lockdown.

June 16, 2020 11:17 am
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In England, around 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem. It’s a well-established fact that men have traditionally been more reluctant than women to access professional healthcare support, and are more impacted by conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.

From Illness to wellness

February 27, 2020 2:03 pm
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It’s 10 am. I’m sat on the floor gasping for breath. I’ve just had a monumental panic attack. I’ve had them before but this one terrifies me. It was the final curtain call of my body telling me to just stop

4 ways to improve your mental health

February 12, 2020 11:54 am
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So, while we clearly shouldn’t need to "escape" from our chosen career, having the ability to take ourselves away from our environment – whether’s mentally or physically – can do wonders for mental health. Here's how.

Shortage of psychiatrists now reaching crisis levels

October 22, 2019 12:19 pm
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The Government must take action to address the shortage of psychiatrists, contributing to lengthy NHS waiting times and having devastating effects on people reaching out for support, writes Baroness Parminter.

Mental health training for teachers

October 17, 2019 2:53 pm
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UK programme aims to help teachers and mental health service providers better work together Teachers can now take advantage of specialist training to help them better support pupils who are experiencing mental health issues. It is thanks to a project being rolled out nationally following a successful pilot.

The power of music

October 8, 2019 11:41 am
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According to the NHS, as many as one in eight children aged five to 19 faces a mental health challenge. And a significant number of these cases are related to some form of anxiety.

Where to get advice on mental health for students

September 3, 2019 12:57 pm
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A new study by YoungMinds highlights a major gap in young people’s mental health support, with 67% reporting being unable to find the support they need. We look at the ways you can access mental health support, from telephone helplines to private therapy