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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week again and this year The Mental Health Foundation has announced ‘loneliness’ as the theme.

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Loneliness affects millions of people in the UK every year […]

LET’S END MENTAL HEALTH DISCRIMINATION

Time to Talk Day is the nation’s biggest mental health conversation. Taking place today, Thursday 3 February 2022, it’s the day that friends, families, communities, and workplaces come together to talk, listen and change lives. The stigma and discrimination experienced by people with mental health problems hasn’t gone away. We need to continue changing how people think and […]

Your mental health matters this Christmas

Christmas may be something you look forward to, or it may be a time of year you find a bit tough. What the Christmas period brings will be individual to each of us. Christmas can be a testing time mentally, emotionally, physically and financially for many people. This year a great deal of us are feeling […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 800,000 people take their own life each year – that’s around 1 person, every 40 seconds. In the UK, that’s more than 6,800 a year. Every life lost to suicide is a tragedy. And we know that suicide is preventable, it’s not […]

Two care provider companies fined and a manager cautioned after employee stabbed

A Liverpool care agency, that supports people with mental health issues, its manager and a care home have been fined after an employee was stabbed by one of its residents. Liverpool Crown Court heard that an employee of Options for Supported Living was undertaking a regular scheduled visit to assist the transition of services for […]