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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Dealing with uncertainty during COVID-19

Mental health forms a crucial part of our overall health; it includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It is reflected in our thoughts, behaviours and actions, on how we feel and deal with circumstances around us. During this COVID-19 pandemic, many have had to home isolate for long periods,[…]

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Clubhouse Inauguration, 23 January 2020

The new clubhouses premises were officially inaugurated by the Chief Minister today. CEO Emily Adamberry Olivero and the clubhouse team emphasized the importance of the completed renovations, in being able to deliver the required private/ safe space for those seeking support for mental health reasons. The building has been devised[…]

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