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20 04, 2020

“Kindness” – New Mental Health Awareness Week Theme

By |2020-04-20T08:19:10-06:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Community Mental Health, MHAW20, National, World Mental Health Day|Tags: |0 Comments

Continuing with the original week of 18th to 24th May, "Kindness" has been announced as the new theme for Mental Health Awareness Week, in response to COVID-19. Throughout the week, Mental Health Foundation will release the latest research about the mental health benefits of kindness, along with tips, ideas and [...]

20 04, 2020

The National Lottery Community Fund – COVID-19

By |2020-04-20T08:18:54-06:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Funding, National, Service Information|Tags: |0 Comments

The National Lottery Community Fund has dedicated a page to feature the latest updates for organisations and projects they fund. As well as releasing statements, the page also has FAQs and Resources links. Furthermore, they are running a feature called 'Looking Ahead' which sees interviews carried out with existing grant-holders [...]

24 03, 2020

COVID-19 – Temporary Changes to the Mental Health Act

By |2020-03-24T05:31:59-06:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Legal, National|Tags: |0 Comments

In order to function effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure that people remain safe and well, emergency legislation has been introduced to change the Mental Health Act. You can find all information here at the Rethink website: https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/blogs/2020/03/coronavirus-temporary-changes-to-the-mental-health-act/ A summary of changes include: The number of doctors required [...]

4 01, 2019

MHF Live

By |2019-01-08T03:29:01-06:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: 3rd sector, Charity, Community Mental Health, National|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We've been working on something exciting here at Mental Health Foundation... and we are thrilled to announce the launch of MHF Live, our brand new music fundraising initiative! Watch the video about MHF Live here MHF Live encourages our supporters – that's you! – to host music events that challenge [...]

31 01, 2018

How does social media impact your students?

By |2018-01-31T12:19:11-06:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: CYP, National|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Public Health England's Rise Above campaign have released the information below relating to the effect of social media on young minds:

13 10, 2017

New Data Protection Regs "GDPR" – what it means for you

By |2017-10-13T11:31:58-06:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Charity, Compliance, Local, National|Tags: , |0 Comments

An overhaul of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on 25th May 2017. Little has been said about the new regulations however its effects will be wide ranging, effecting the way small charities and large business alike handle their data,  bringing in more severe fines, and [...]

11 10, 2017

Council Tax Discounts for mentally impaired are not being claimed

By |2017-10-11T11:39:01-06:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Local, Money, National|Tags: , |0 Comments

New research from MoneySavingExpert.com suggests that tens of thousands of vulnerable people could be missing out on a council tax discount that could save them thousands of pounds. Those diagnosed as “severely mentally impaired” don't have to pay the tax and two-person households, where one is a sufferer, qualify for [...]

27 09, 2017

CYPMH Positive Practice Awards 2018

By |2017-09-27T16:14:44-06:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: CYP, National|Tags: , |0 Comments

National Children & Young People’s Mental Health (CYPMH) Awards 2018 are now open for nominations. There are 10 categories in total, some of which are aimed at individuals, some at individuals or groups, and three specifically at organisations providing CYPMH Services. Individual Awards 1)  Personal Journey – This award is given in [...]