A 2018 guide to implementing a Mental Well-Being Strategy

One in three people will experience poor mental health whilst at work and this is costing UK organisations £1,560 per employee per year. But 55% of workplaces have no well-being strategy in place.

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Are Women Being Forgotten in Mental Healthcare?

In December 2017, the Mental Health Foundation published a report that focused on the worsening situation amongst women and girls regarding mental health and wellbeing, entitled While Your Back Was Turned: How Mental Health Policy Makers Stopped Paying Attention to the Specific Needs of Women and Girls.

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Norman Lamb MP joins Katie and Danny to talk Mental Health

Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP speaks to young campaigners as they film the latest episode of their mental health youtube series.

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How to Increase Productivity After the Christmas Break

Christmas has come and gone, and people have gradually gotten back into work. ‘Blue Monday’ is approaching on the 15th of January, a name given to the third Monday of this month due to the combination of post-Christmas blues, gloomy weather and work stress.

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7 Tips For a Stress Free Christmas

Each year, it gets bigger, brighter, louder and more extravagant, but for some, Christmas isn’t always considered the most wonderful time of the year! In order to reduce your Christmas stress, think RUDOLPH!

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Impact of Child Mental Health Issues on the Future Workforce

For years, studies have shown that mental health problems can lead to a variety of negative outcomes, including poor physical health, strained social relationships, and low mood. Two recent studies published by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) have now found that mental health issues arising during childhood can also lead to adverse affects later in life, specifically with regards to the workforce.

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CAMHS Under Pressure

Children are resorting to severe self-harm and suicide attempts to gain access to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), new evidence reveals. Pupils as young as thirteen admitted to seeing suicide attempts and threats as the only way to flag the severity of their suffering.

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Thank You for Your Support! - SEYA 17

Firstly, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for Altruist Enterprises for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award (SEYA). We were one of the top five finalists selected for the impact we’ve created, the growth we’ve achieved, and the potential of our plans to succeed.

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Key Takeaways from the 'Thriving at Work' Review of Mental Health and Employers

We all have mental health. Mental health problems include common issues such as anxiety and depression and rarer illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder and Psychotic Disorders. Although 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, it is less openly discussed than physical health.

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Places that Make Us: The Importance of Location in Self and Mental Health

In a unique research endeavour, the National Trust set out to ascertain the link between people and place, to find out more about this long acknowledged, but little understood, complex human relationship with locations.

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