Putting wellbeing first when the clocks…

October 25, 2019

Many of us, at this time of year, set reminders for ourselves to put our clocks back an hour. But how many of us understand the health risks associated with…

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Every 40 Seconds Someone Loses Their…

October 10, 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme focusses on working together to prevent suicide, with the aim of improving awareness of the significance of suicide, improving the knowledge…

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Mental Health at work and why…

July 25, 2019

Looking at the landscape of the increasing numbers of people experiencing mental health issues in the workplace, several things are clear:   1. Stress, anxiety and depression account for the…

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Men’s Health Week

June 13, 2019

Men are considerably less likely to seek help, so let’s take action to support the men in our lives and check in with them to see how they are doing.…

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Body Image

May 30, 2019

How we think and feel about our bodies can have a massive impact on our mental health and wellbeing. Anybody can be affected by body image issues at any age.

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World Sleep Day 2019

March 14, 2019

Today is World Sleep Day and I thought this would be a great opportunity to look at sleep and shift work, and the implications of one on the other.  …

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International Women’s Day

March 12, 2019

On International Women’s Day let’s take action to support women who might be struggling.

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Good to talk

February 4, 2019

1 in 4 people will experience mental health issues at some point during their life. Starting a conversation can be difficult. Discover the do's and don'ts of broaching the subject.…

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Setting Goals

January 31, 2019

As the thrill of New Year has passed, you may be feeling like you’re stuck in a limbo; you haven’t achieved your New Year’s resolutions yet and neither have you…

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Blue Monday

January 21, 2019

    The third Monday in January has become known and reported on widely as Blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year.   Its demonization is based…

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Depression

January 3, 2019

  In todays society, the number of individuals suffering from depression is on the rise for all age groups. Below are some facts about the implications of depression:    …

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Anti-bullying awareness week

November 15, 2018

Bullying presents in many different forms and vary between demographics. It is important to recognise the consequences of bullying in order to understand the significance of why intervention is needed.…

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Falling back in time

October 29, 2018

It’s that time of year again, when the clocks go back signalling the end of British Summer Time. For many this has meant an extra hour asleep, but for some…

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Suicide awareness

September 20, 2018

all 999 or go to your nearest A&E department        

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World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10, 2018

WHEN OK ISN’T OK   Everyday we ask each other ‘How are you doing?’, but do we actually pay attention to the response or are we simply expecting the socially…

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Gaming

June 22, 2018

This week the World Health Organisation (WHO) listed ‘gaming disorder’ in the latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD), in a move which has generated quite a lot of discussion.  …

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Mental Health Awareness Week

May 17, 2018

  Stress is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Stress is the feeling of being under too much pressure. This could be due to several factors, including…

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