Facebook, Friendships and the Future

How do you feel after you spend extensive time on social media? Recent research underlines how the psychological effects are highly relative to the individual, and Facebook has acknowledged the detrimental effects as well as offering some new features to attempt to tackle them.

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New Legislation Will Give Students The Mental Health Awareness They Need To Live Happier Lives

For years, students across the country have been forced to look outside of the classroom to obtain crucial awareness and support over issues that affect their mental health every day.

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Don’t Let A Lack Of Neurodiversity Divert Your Profits To Your Competitors

The idea that a single ‘type’ of employee is required for a business to thrive is totally false. Imagine if you only had one type of way to play football, or one single way to play tennis. Some of the most innovative sports stars of the past century would never have defined our culture in the way they have, if their creativity had been ignored.

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5 ‘LEADS’ to Wellbeing

5 easy ways to increase your wellbeing in the workplace and beyond.

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Adult Mental Health First Aid Course Birmingham

Our next public 2 day Mental Health First Aid course will be taking place on Tuesday 18th September and Wednesday 19th September 2018 in central Birmingham. To register your interest, please email info@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

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One of the UK’s rising entrepreneurial stars will share the stage with top tycoons

​A young entrepreneur from the West Midlands has been invited to speak alongside multi-millionaire business founders at the Peter Jones Foundation’s inaugural Festival of Enterprise, EntFest, on the 11th June, hosted by the University of Buckingham.

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It’s OK Not To Be OK

An Awkward Hello. How many times have you bumped into an acquaintance during the day and muttered, ‘hello, how are you?', not because you are genuinely interested in their day, but because you are seeking to fill an awkward silence with a quintessentially British remark?

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And Breathe…. Let’s Stop Stress Together

It was all going so well. We know the feeling. Everything is going brilliantly at work, you’ve planned out your entire week and then, suddenly, a crisis comes crashing around your ears.

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Better Wellbeing is Best for Business

​Did you forget something? Business owners remember many things on a daily basis, such as their schedule for the day, the profits they would like to make for that month, and the exact time of an upcoming meeting with their accountant. However, one thing crucial to a companies’ growth is forgotten all too often. The health and wellbeing of its staff.

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Feelings Matter – How Talking About Mental Health Saves Lives

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) recently partnered with ITV to display 84 statues from the rooftops of their studio, representing the 84 men who take their own lives every week.

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