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Samaritans Urges Government to Prioritise Suicide Prevention in Pandemic Recovery Plans

September 10, 2021

Samaritans Urges Government to Prioritise Suicide Prevention in Pandemic Recovery Plans

More than twelve months on from the UK’s first lockdown in 2020, Samaritans has urged the government to prioritise suicide prevention in its coronavirus recovery...

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England recognised on UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour 2020

September 9, 2021

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England recognised on UK Social Enterprise Roll of Honour 2020

We are delighted to share the news that MHFA England’s incredible work throughout the pandemic has been recognised at a prestigious event which brought together...

Mental Health First Aid – what is it and how can I do it?

August 18, 2021

Mental Health First Aid – what is it and how can I do it?

Written by Frances Coleman-Williams When we think of first aid, we think of treating physical emergencies; those trained in first aid know what to...

From lockdown to relaxation of covid rules: tips on looking after your mental health

April 3, 2021

From lockdown to relaxation of covid rules: tips on looking after your mental health

For many of us, the gradual easing of lockdown brings longed-for opportunities (even if at a social distance) – to see friends, play sports,...

Pandemic one year on: landmark mental health study reveals mixed picture

March 25, 2021

Pandemic one year on: landmark mental health study reveals mixed picture

Pandemic one year on: Landmark mental health study reveals mixed picture, as anxiety falls but loneliness rises. Responses from UK adults: Anxiety about the...

Loneliness During Coronavirus

January 13, 2021

Loneliness During Coronavirus

The Mental Health Foundation is part of the national mental health response during the coronavirus outbreak. Government advice designed to keep us safe is...

Coronavirus and mental health: Supporting someone during Covid-19

January 7, 2021

Coronavirus and mental health: Supporting someone during Covid-19

Checking in on your family, friends and colleagues is always important. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues, this is more important than ever. Lots...

Coronavirus and Mental Health

January 2, 2021

Coronavirus and Mental Health

Tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, courtesy of youngminds.org.uk Pandemic X...

Samaritans responds to the Government’s Spending Review

November 26, 2020

Samaritans responds to the Government’s Spending Review

Samaritans welcomes the Government’s announcement today to help ensure more people have access to mental health support in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “The...

‘Students feel vulnerable’: how Covid-19 has put a strain on mental health – The Guardian

November 25, 2020

‘Students feel vulnerable’: how Covid-19 has put a strain on mental health – The Guardian

From self-isolation with flatmates they barely know and halls of residences emptying out over lockdown to struggles to get the wifi to work for...