Category Archives: Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness in May

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 22nd year and runs from 9-15 May. Mark Rowland Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: “We hope this year’s theme of loneliness will strike a … Continue reading

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What does 2022 hold in store?

Could this be a year when we really get to grips with what is meant by mentally healthy communities? In the past two years, the experience of the Covid pandemic has surely highlighted the importance of neighbourliness, kindness, community action … Continue reading

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Caring Thru Covid

Do you know someone who looks after or supports a family member, partner or friend because of their illness, disability or emotional distress? Are they feeling stressed, worried or depressed about this? Find out more at our online event on … Continue reading

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The Power of Pets

by Sandy Walker Just a couple of weeks ago I got a dog, a little Chihuahua crossed with something, maybe Jack Russell. It’s been years since I had a dog, a decade or more and already I am remembering the … Continue reading

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Building a Mentally Healthy Community with Kindness

Kindness originates from the old English word ‘cynd’ – which means community. Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme chosen because of the pandemic experience we’re all going through is Kindness. Kindness is about our common humanity, and … Continue reading

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