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
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Are you getting support for your mental health in the workplace?

Are you getting support for your mental health in the workplace? Leading figures call for action to equate mental health with physical health. Mental health charities and an MP have called on the Government to make sure mental health is equal to physical health in the workplace. The call was…

By Polly Morgan
October 19, 2016
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World Mental Health Day 2016 at Bridge & Around the World

Over the past weekend, the Bridge team and our supporters had the privilege of sharing in the global spirit of mental health solidarity, by commemorating World Mental Health Day (10 October) on our own turf in Greenwich, London. World Mental Health Day 2016: Mental first aid This year’s themes, set…

By Raymond Sheehy
October 13, 2016
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Bridging the Mental Health Chasms of England’s Youth

On 29 September, the BBC reported on the newly released results of NHS digital’s latest National Health and Wellbeing Study. The data shows an alarming trend: Since the first study was conducted in 1993, young women aged 16 - 24 have become increasingly vulnerable to common mental health diseases, disproportionately to…

By Raymond Sheehy
October 5, 2016
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World Mental Health Day 2016

On Saturday October 8th, 10am-2pm, there will be a host of activities in General Gordon Square in Woolwich Town Centre, at Woolwich Library and the Recovery College, Equitable House, Woolwich, to celebrate World Mental Health Day. The event is to be hosted by Greenwich Mental Health and Wellbeing Partnership, a…

By Polly Morgan
October 3, 2016
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World Mental Health Day: Have You Had Your Annual Check-up?

Which one of us would consider it unreasonable that if a parent, during a chickenpox epidemic, should request an urgent doctor’s appointment after detecting an unexplained skin rash on their child? Similarly, most of us are quietly relieved to find our aging parents diligently attending to routine medical check-ups. And,…

By Raymond Sheehy
September 22, 2016
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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
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