Mental Health Awareness Week: Organisations join the Green Ribbon Campaign

Mental Health is a major growing issue in the UK with one-in-four people experiencing mental ill-health in any given year. Although when receiving the right support, 70% of people with…

April 17, 2018
READ MORE

Can Therapy Help Improve Our Relationships?

This Mental Health Awareness Week the theme is relationships and the positive impact good relationships have on our well being. Here, Greenwich Time To Talk, who offer free psychological treatment as recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for anxiety and depression. discuss whether therapy…

By Evelyn Tong
May 17, 2016
Read More

Focus on Healthy Relationships for Mental Health Awareness Week

Healthy and supportive relationships are a vital component to well being. In fact, they are as vital as other well-reported lifestyle factors, such as eating well, exercising more and stopping smoking. Unfortunately, people who suffer from mental ill-health can also find they lose relationships or become more isolated as a…

By Polly Morgan
May 16, 2016
Read More

Overcoming Barriers: Finding and Sustaining Work

SEEC (Social Enterprise Employment Company) is committed to improving the quality of life, confidence and self-esteem of people with a mental and/or physical health problem, learning disability or their carers, by facilitating them to engage in paid work: Getting into employment is difficult for everyone; knowing what to write in…

Read More

World Health Day

World Health Day takes place on 7th April 2016 and this year’s theme is diabetes. This is a highly relevant theme for people with mental health problems, as there is a direct link between mental ill-health and diabetes. Many people with mental health problems are at a higher risk of…

By Polly Morgan
April 5, 2016
Read More

A Helping Hand for the Journey of Recovery

Receiving a mental health diagnosis can be a frightening experience. You may well experience a range of emotions, such as anger, frustration, despair and questioning. You may have spent time in a psychiatric hospital which can be a difficult environment. But recovery from mental illness is possible and is proven…

By Polly Morgan
February 29, 2016
Read More

Recovery College Greenwich is Breaking New Ground

Bridge hosts Recovery College Greenwich, a recovery college which is flourishing within the community. Recovery colleges are run like mainstream colleges but the focus is on educational courses to support students’ mental health and wellbeing and help students by developing skills for recovery and creating shared learning experiences. Recovery College…

By Polly Morgan
February 22, 2016
Read More

What is Bipolar Disorder and How to Live With It?

There are many different types of mental health problems, including Bipolar Disorder; Bipolar disorder used to be called ‘manic depression’. As the older name suggests, someone with bipolar disorder will have severe mood swings. These usually last several weeks or months and are far beyond what most of us experience.…

By External Author
February 9, 2016
Read More

Time to Change – Time To Talk About Mental Health

On Thursday 4th February 2016, Time To Change hosted yet another mental health awareness day, getting everyone talking! Time To Change is an organisation that gets the entire nation talking about mental health awareness and the confusion it creates among people. Beating the misconception of mental health with Time To Change…

By External Author
February 9, 2016
Read More

Bridge Wins Health and Wellbeing Award

On Tuesday evening, 17th November 2015, Bridge were invited to attend the London Healthy Workplace Charter Awards at the GLA where we took to the stage to collect our Achievement Level certificate. The charter is a framework designed to recognise and reward organisations who actively value and foster health and wellbeing throughout their workforce. It is…

By Alice Farquharson
November 20, 2015
Read More

The Meaning of World Mental Health Day – 10th October

With World Mental Health Day approaching on the 10th of October, we are all motivated to take a closer look at what our responsibility is to the mental health support of those around us. The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is ‘Dignity’ and we’ve identified a local theme in the…

By External Author
October 7, 2015
Read More

Subscribe to Our Blog


Bridge needs your information to contact you about products and services. You may unsubscribe at anytime. Check out ourPrivacy Policy .
View the updated Privacy Policy here