Our volunteers who run Mind Space MK are attending a Suicide Prevention course with the national mental health charity Mind at their wellbeing centres in the Milton Keynes city centre this week. We have now invested in speakers for gentle background music (any musical requests, topic discussions or feedback forContinue Reading

Introduction What is wellbeing? Good mental wellbeing means feeling good and functioning well. It doesn’t mean that you never experience feelings or situations that you find difficult, but you’ll have the resilience to cope when times are tough. Good mental health and resilience are fundamental to our physical health, our relationships,Continue Reading

A big shout out to Mind Allies for speaking at our support group and an even bigger thank you for collaborating with us to improve our services. Adam Afsar, CEO of Mind Allies and Ciprian Matei, Trustee, visited Unity Park Station from London for our mental health support group session. Their charitableContinue Reading

HOW BEING THE “BLACK SHEEP” OF YOUR FAMILY AFFECTS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH “I’m the only normal person in my dysfunctional family, why should I be the one to get help? They are the ones who need therapy!” Literally, the most common thing I hear from clients.  The black sheep ofContinue Reading

Under-18s being denied urgent mental health treatment, say GPs Survey reveals only 10% of GPs are confident those they refer for treatment will receive it Troubled teenagers seeking urgent help from NHS mental health services are being denied treatment or facing months of delays, GPs have said. Three in four family doctorsContinue Reading

MENTAL health issues has been the top reason for sickness absence among Caerphilly council employees for two years in a row. In a Caerphilly County Borough Council report, mental health, stress, depression, anxiety, fatigue and neurasthenia – a weakness of the nerves – were the most common reasons for sicknessContinue Reading

Latest research reveals a list of everyday activities or situations that can affect mental health Depression affects around 10% of the population at any given time, according to the Office for National Statistics, and is now second only to high blood pressure among the most common conditions recorded by GPs. But while bereavement,Continue Reading

Looking after yourself can be tough when you’re living with a mental health problem. By taking small steps towards a healthier lifestyle you can improve your overall health and feel better.  What is a mental health problem or condition? Everyone goes through difficult or challenging times at some point inContinue Reading

X Factor’s Jenny Ryan opens up about mental health and how music has helped her Jenny’s stunning fans and judges alike on the X Factor, but behind her confident persona she’s faced a number of mental health struggle. COMMANDING the Celebrity X Factor stage with a powerful voice and outwitting The ChaseContinue Reading