Mental Health Awareness Week

This year the focus is on loneliness, the Mental Health Foundation highlight that one in four adults feel lonely some or all of the time. There is no one single cause for loneliness and similarly there is no one solution. There are things you can try. Read more here…

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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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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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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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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day focuses on raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. We all have a role to play in ensuring that people dealing with any mental health issues are able to live safe, supported, dignified lives. Read more[…]

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World Bipolar Day

Celebrated each year on March 30th, the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh (who was posthumously diagnosed as having bipolar disorder), World Bipolar Day aims to raise awareness of bipolar disorders and to eliminate social stigma. Read more: http://www.worldbipolarday.org/ https://www.dbsalliance.org/ https://www.isbd.org/

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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 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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CovidFit – Mental Well-being

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on people all over the world with implications for individual and collective health; as well as emotional and social functioning.  Uncertainty about the virus itself, disease prognosis, vaccination and vulnerable relatives coupled with worry about availability of resources, safety of frontline responders[…]

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