7 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day – Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

By | 2018-10-07T05:30:41+01:00 October 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The 10th October is World Mental Health Day. Just like our physical health, our mental health is important and needs to be taken care of, in order to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Statistics show that one in four people will be affected by mental health each year. As World Mental Health Day 2018 approaches, here are some  Tips to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Health at Work. Young People and Mental Health in [...]

27 08, 2018

Tips to Reduce the Stigma of Mental Health at Work

By | 2018-08-21T05:32:13+01:00 August 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Mental Health at Work We should help to reduce the stigma of mental health at work as it can cause those who suffer from mental illnesses to feel alone, ashamed and uncomfortable. According to the World Health Organisation, a quarter of the world’s population will experience a mental disorder at least once in their life. In a lot of circumstances, people who suffer from mental illnesses are able to lead productive and fulfilling lives, including [...]

13 08, 2018

Mental Health Awareness week was 14th -20th May 2018

By | 2018-08-21T05:22:56+01:00 August 13th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Mental Health Awareness week was 14th -20th May 2018. The focus this year was 'address the stress'. What did you do? Leave a comment below and tell us why. Mental Health Awareness Week #addressthestress  Work can be a big worry for a lot of people. Worrying about things too much can lead you to the point where you feel stressed. Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe space for employees to succeed and reduce any pressure [...]

30 07, 2018

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course Review

By | 2018-08-21T05:13:30+01:00 July 30th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The concept of training people as Mental Health First Aiders was created in Australia in 2001, by Betty Kitchener and Anthony Jorm. Since 2007, it has been adopted and adapted across the world to meet the diverse needs of an ever-growing number of people who know that they really do need MHFA skills. I attended a two-day course, delivered by My Life Is My Business in May 2018. The purpose of the course is to recognise [...]