Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week, 9th-15th May 2022

This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’. Long-term loneliness is closely linked to mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Most people feel lonely sometimes, for many different reasons. If loneliness is affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help… Try talking about[…]

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Earth Hour Day, 26th March 2022

Earth Hour is an annual campaign marked at 8:30 pm on the last Saturday of March. Supporters in countries across the globe unite, taking action on and raising awareness on the issues facing our collective home. This year’s theme is: ‘For us and Future Generations….’ It  seeks to inspire more[…]

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Work and Wellbeing this Festive Season

Whether you are focused on finishing to-do lists before your well-earned annual leave or you are working over the holiday, staying on top of everything can feel particularly challenging at this time of year. UK registered Charity MIND have developed some top tips to help manage mental health in the[…]

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2021

World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on people’s mental health regardless of background. In Gibraltar, 32% of people report having some form of anxiety[…]

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Our Nation’s Health – Health and Lifestyle Survey 2021

Our Nation’s Health Public Health Gibraltar is pleased to release  findings from the 2021 Health and Lifestyle Survey: Our Nation’s Health. The survey serves as a continuation from those carried out in 2008 and 2015, allowing further insights on the general well-being of the people of Gibraltar. It has also provided the[…]

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Men’s Health Week 15th-21st June 2021

Men are often reluctant to seek help for stress and other health and mental health conditions, this leads to a degree of under recognized health disparity. Men’s Health Week focuses on bringing awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately, getting them to become aware of problems they may have[…]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness is about starting conversations about mental health and the things in our daily lives that can affect it.  Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event in the UK started by the Mental Health Foundation 21 years ago. Each year the Foundation sets a theme; the theme[…]

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November is Men’s Mental Health month

Both men and women experience many of the same difficulties, however, some issues on mental health may be particularly relevant for men. Ways in which men and women have been traditionally expected to behave may play some role in mental health. For men, societal beliefs about masculinity and how men[…]

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2020

As part of World Alzheimer’s Month, World Alzheimer’s Day on 21st September is an international campaign to raise awareness and highlight issues faced by people affected by dementia.  Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs memory and other mental functions. It is the most common form of dementia that is[…]

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World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2020

Suicide prevention remains a universal challenge. Suicide is the result of a combination of genetic, psychological, social, cultural and other risk factors, sometimes combined with experiences of trauma and loss. People who take their own lives represent a heterogeneous group, with unique, complex and multidimensional causal influences that precede their[…]

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