The MHIB team are proudly supporting a wonderful music event that is taking place in London on the 27th April 2022. The Music with Meaning event, organised by Music for Mental Wealth, is going to be very exclusive and intimate - only 200 tickets are available - and Newton Faulkner will be performing alongside other artists. Performers...Continue reading
We have been talking a lot about Resilience in our last couple of newsletters. Resilience is a subject that is very close to my heart - and it is something that I talk a lot about, in the work that I do in our business, in the one to one work I do - and...Continue reading
In our last article we looked at what resilience really is, and at the relationship between resilience and mental health. Being resilient doesn’t protect a person from experiencing pain or distress. People who suffer trauma in their lives will often experience emotional pain and stress. Being resilient does mean that a person will be better...Continue reading
Resilience is absolutely fundamental to good mental health and well-being. During our lives we will all face challenges that test our resilience – physical or mental ill health, relationship problems, financial challenges, loss and bereavement. When faced with these challenges, our resilience can quite literally save us. It seems that some people are born with...Continue reading
For this year's International Women's Day, UN Women has partnered with the visual artist Burcu Köleli to develop imagery illustrating the 2022 theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. Image Source: Burcu Köleli for UN Women (2022). Earlier this week- the 8th March 2022 was International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, is...Continue reading
The events of the past two years have tested our resilience in ways we could never have anticipated. A global pandemic, physical and emotional health concerns, government imposed restrictions, and changed ways of working have all impacted on each of us since the crisis first began. Many people have lost family members or friends to...Continue reading
The Lancet have recently published a report – ‘Time for United Action on Depression’, a collaboration from a team of 25 experts from 11 countries. The report estimates that around 5 per cent of adults living around the world are living with depression at any time. Worryingly, in high-income countries, about half of people experiencing...
Since the effects of the coronavirus pandemic began to take effect, 2.3 million people have received talking therapy via the NHS. This figure is likely to be the tip of the iceberg, with various studies showing that over 50% of people have experienced symptoms of mental ill health, including stress, anxiety, low mood or depression...
1 in 6 children and young people have a diagnosable mental health condition, and many more struggle with challenges from bullying to bereavement. We all have children in our lives – whether they are our children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews or the children of friends and neighbours. We all have a vested interest in improving mental health...Continue reading
Time to Talk Day is a campaign to help to end mental health stigma and discrimination- it was launched in 2014 by Time to Change. Time to Talk Day 2022 is run, in partnership with Co-op, by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, in England. The campaign runs across the UK, with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and See Me...Continue reading