Tuesday, 18 June 2019

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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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...
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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...

ActionAid UK announces new charity ambassadors

Britain's Got Talent star Alesha Dixon and Luther's award-winning Wunmi Mosaku are joining forces with ActionAid UK as the charity's newest celebrity ambassadors. Both...

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...
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