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4 01, 2019

MHF Live

By |2019-01-08T03:29:01-05:00January 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 |2018-01-31T12:19:11-05:00January 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 |2017-10-13T11:31:58-05:00October 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 |2017-10-11T11:39:01-05:00October 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 |2017-09-27T16:14:44-05:00September 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 [...]

27 09, 2017

Mental Health Apps

By |2017-09-27T15:48:48-05:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: National, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

These days so many of us use apps in our everyday life for anything from shopping to entertainment to travel, but have you considered using them to look after your wellbeing and mental health? There are now more and more apps out there that can help with anything from managing [...]

13 09, 2017

Public Health England launches 'Rise Above' programme for schools

By |2017-09-13T17:32:33-05:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: CYP, Education, National, Public Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our friends at Active Devon have drawn our attention to a new programme for schools that Public Health England (PHE) have launched which will introduce new coping strategies to help children deal with modern life, with the aim of improving their resilience and mental wellbeing. PHE are delivering these strategies [...]