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Diversity in common

“Building bridges that can take traffic” So here’s the thing; what do diverse organisations like Ely Cathedral, CBRE, Financial Ombudsman Service & Health Education England have in common? They have all invested in the mental health of their employees and … Continue reading

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5000 trained in mental health!

“Forget service improvement and just design services properly”   Terry Young Congratulations all round as Co-Founder Bethany celebrates with the latest group of MHFA First Aiders. From Resilience to Suicide Prevention to Mental Health First Aid & a host of … Continue reading

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Mentally healthy universities

“What got you here is not what will get you there” This week’s hard-hitting front page news is that university students, particularly during the period of transition from home in their first year, are a high risk group in relation … Continue reading

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Easy 8 Acid Test; beware of rudimentary chords

“All the world is a stage and most of [them] are desperately unrehearsed”   Sean O’Casey Think about the last time you went to a concert – was it to see someone who had learnt some rudimentary chords or to … Continue reading

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I think there is room for considerable optimism

“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress”    Nicholas Murray Butler Why so? Having worked in & around mental health for four decades as a therapist, psychiatric nurse & hospital manager … Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid for business; but why?

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”   Maya Angelou Well the benefits of getting mental health into the workplace really could not be plainer… … Continue reading

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View from floor 15

“I haven’t changed but I am not the same”   Jason Dylan Forty years I have spent in mental health and it had brought me here to the 15th floor in Canary Wharf. What was I doing here? I was … Continue reading

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