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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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 mental health problems fully recover, only 51% of employees would feel confident disclosing their problem with their line manager (Source:…

By Katie Yates
April 17, 2018
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What’s happening near you to aid Recovery

Recovery is a loose term, but in the mental health-aid industry it is "the" term. It is the goal we strive for for all our patients, in an effort to help them recover from their symptoms or learn how to deal with living with a medical illness. Our goal is…

By Polly Morgan
April 11, 2018
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Yoga: Benefits for Mental Well-Being

Self-care has become an ever-growing trend in recent years, with many people looking to improve their lifestyle by taking their health and well-being a little more seriously. One such way has been with yoga; a form of breath-control and simple meditation that incorporates body movements and postures. Below, we talk…

By Ella Hendrix
March 26, 2018
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Holistic Recovery for Good Mental Health and Well-being

There are many elements involved in a healthy recovery from mental health illness.  Medication from mental health services is often, but not always, the foundation for this recovery. But after stabilising through psychiatric intervention, many patients are left wondering – what now? With so many components to recovery, how does…

By Polly Morgan
March 14, 2018
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The Link Between Depression and Old Age – How you can Help a Friend or Loved One

Depression can affect anyone, and at any point of their life. While older adults are at increased risk of experiencing depression, it is still common for healthcare professionals to mistake the symptoms as a natural response to a chronic illness, sudden physical limitations or the loss of close family or…

By Becky Evans
February 19, 2018
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Mental health campaigners: Changing the landscape

In the last few years, the media has been speaking loud on issues relating to mental health and wellbeing and this long-awaited change cannot come too soon. Many mental health campaigners are now speaking out and changing the landscape forever. What they are saying and doing significantly reduces the public-perceived…

By Polly Morgan
January 26, 2018
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Childhood Mental Illness: How Parents can Spot Early Signs and Access Help

Children in the UK are facing a mental health crisis. Last year alone over 50,000 children and young people contacted Childline seeking help for severe mental health problems, and the Children's Commissioner estimates that as many as 800,000 children are battling other kinds of mental illness. A recent survey conducted by the NASUWT union…

By Polly Morgan
December 15, 2017
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Peer support is vital in mental health recovery

There are a lot of buzzwords regarding mental health recovery that are bandied around. Mental health and wellbeing has never been bigger in the national media with the Young Royals championing the cause with their hugely successful Heads Together campaign. However, one key component that Bridge Support has found to be…

By Polly Morgan
December 6, 2017
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Mental health initiatives from around the world

Mental health deserves global attention. Did you know that approximately one in four adults will experience a diagnosable mental illness during their lifetime? What’s more, mental health disorders don’t discriminate. Your race, religion, ethnicity, age and economic status don’t matter. And battling mental illness can be a long and hard road to…

By Polly Morgan
October 25, 2017
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Mental Health Awareness and Support in the Workplace

With World Mental Health Day happening today (you can see the Mental Health at Work report here), we at Bridge want to highlight an area close to our hearts, one that has been getting a fair amount of press lately but deserves so much more. Mental health in the workplace is a pressing…

By Raymond Sheehy
October 10, 2017
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