Sunday, 15 September 2019

New support service to help young adopted people combat isolation

Adoption UK Cymru has launched a new service for adopted children and young people to share experiences of adoption and reduce isolation they may...

New analysis highlights ‘deeply flawed assumptions’ behind Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

New analysis of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill identifies problematic assumptions that could lead to badly implemented law. The analysis of the government's impact assessment...
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VIDEO: Two in three 999 staff say their employer encourages them to talk about mental health

Research from Mind reveals that emergency services staff and volunteers are over twice as likely to say that their service encouraged them to talk...

Homeless autistic man with tumours told he is not a priority by Cornwall Council

CORNWALL Council has today been named and shamed by autism activist Anna Kennedy OBE after the council told an autistic man with numerous health...
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Busker raises £1000 to pay for Christmas dinner for mental health charity

A Bognor Regis busker has brought festive cheer to a mental health charity after raising £1,000. Robin Cooper, 41, singlehandedly raised the funds for United Response over...
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#UKCharityWeek Founder Talks Mental Health In Brave Interview To Help Others

The founder of the national charity social media campaign, #UKCharityWeek, has today put his own anxiety and fears of public speaking aside to speak...

Good support and secure finances top UK Christmas list for positive mental health

BEING able to pay rent and bills and having a good support network is much more important for people with mental health challenges at...

STV broadcasts hard-hitting documentary about adverse childhood experiences

A hard-hitting documentary examining the impact of stressful or traumatic experiences on children in Scotland will be broadcast on STV on Tuesday 25th September at 19.30. The revealing and thought-provoking...
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The Duke of Cambridge launches the new #MentalHealthAtWork gateway, with Mind charity

The Duke of Cambridge has launched ‘Mental Health at Work’, a new initiative from Heads Together and Mind aiming to change the way that...

Why charities can learn a lot from the Teamwork Trust – UK, Disability Impact Award winners

Lee B. Rayment writes Over the last few months, I have been working a lot closer than normal with various charities and individuals on the...

Sheffield helipad appeal receives significant boost

The fundraising campaign for a life-saving helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital took a major step forward today thanks to a £562,500 charity donation. The HELP...

UK charities enjoy an ‘inspiring and humbling’ Charity Today Awards extravaganza

People from all over the UK came together at the weekend for what has been described by guests as the most ‘inspiring and humbling’...

Every Step Counts – Coastal trek a hit for air ambulance

Over the weekend, more than 200 people took to the Norfolk coastline to complete either a 24 mile or 24-kilometre walk for the East...

Stronger nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025

Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the...
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