Kindness has never been more essential in these testing times, and this marks the topic of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week.
This week (18 – 24 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, as our sleep patterns change, your mental health can be impacted.
Lockdown is impacting us in many different ways, so, at Enable HQ we’ve launched Enable Asks: where we ask some familiar faces their experience of lockdown.
There’s no denying that we’re loving in strange times and it’s perfectly normal if you’re fining it hard to cope at the moment. Everything has changed you may need some time to adjust to the new normal.
Now more than ever, it’s essential that we’re taking care of our mental health. With the world constantly changing around us, the impact on our mental health can be huge, but there’s always support available to you to ensure you can make a success of social isolation.
As Stress Awareness Month gets underway, we look at how to deal with stress while self-isolating due to the current coronavirus outbreak.
In 2019, we shone a spotlight on the definition of autism under the Mental Health Act. Defined as a mental disorder under the act, many autistic people have faced detention and inappropriate care. We return to the issue, to uncover what has progressed in the last 12 months.
During stressful times as these, it’s more important than ever to look after your mental health and make it as much of a priority as your physical health.
Today (6 February) is Time to Talk Day, an opportunity to start an open discussion about mental health and listen to others. We look at how you can get talking and how to be a good listener this Time to Talk day.
Disabled children are three times more likely to experience bullying compared with their non-disabled peers. Experts reveal exactly why, and what must be done to change attitudes towards disability, to prevent all forms of bullying.
The UK Government has announced that every inpatient with a learning disability or autism in a mental health hospital is to have their case reviewed over the next 12 months.
MPs and peers have today (1 November) reported that the human rights of many young people in England with learning disabilities and autism are being breached at mental health hospitals.
Today (27 October), the Department of Health and Social Care have announced the launch of dedicated suicide bereavement support across England.
On world Mental Health Day (10 October) a suicide prevention text message service encouraging more men to “open up” has been launched by The Kaleidoscope Plus Group.
A new platform has launched today (7 October) to support mental health, improve wellbeing and support others. Every Mind Matters was developed by Public Health England (PHE) in partnership with the NHS.