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How Wild Swimming and the outdoors boosts Mental Health

October 20, 2021

It is the end of Summer and soon the colour of the leaves will be changing, and Autumn will be starting to showcase itself in an array of hues of…

Birmingham landmarks go purple in celebration of Census 2021 

March 19, 2021

Old Joe clock tower, Aston Villa and the Library of Birmingham will join more than a hundred buildings and landmarks across England and Wales by lighting up purple to celebrate…

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March 18, 2021

Living Well UK is helping local people without internet access or digital skills to complete their Census questionnaire. The organisation is part of a network of Census Support Centres supporting…

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How to look after your mental health this Mother’s Day if you can’t be together

March 13, 2021

With Mother’s Day on the horizon, inboxes and social media timelines are flooded with adverts about what gifts to get for mum. While it serves as a useful cue for…

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Children in Need funding unlocks mental health funding for thousands in the West Midlands

March 4, 2021

With pupils returning to the classroom following lockdown, Living Well UK is using funding from BBC Children in Need to support even more young people as they face the transition back…

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Job-hunting in the pandemic: What can graduates do to stay positive?

February 26, 2021

Job-hunting can be tough at the best of times; but trying to find employment while the world navigates a global pandemic adds another layer of pressure. With graduates looking ahead…

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Stress vs. Burn-out… What are the signs?

February 24, 2021

With working conditions in the ‘new normal’ looking very different to our usual – not least because of the challenges of battling new software, following remote processes, increasing WiFi issues,…

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Calls to mental health helpline double in four weeks

February 3, 2021

The number of calls made to a mental health helpline have increased two-fold in just one month, according to reports by Birmingham Mind, Living Well UK and NHS Birmingham and…

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Feeling worried about the vaccine? Here’s what to do.

January 24, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out underway, many are feeling optimistic about getting back to normal. However, as with any large changes and the prospect of something new, some of us…

Woman on the phone with a concerned expression making a call to the NHS, Birmingham Mind and Living Well UK mental health helpline

Living Well UK debuts crucial one-stop mental health phone-line with NHS and Birmingham Mind

January 6, 2021

The NHS in Birmingham and Solihull has joined forces with its third sector partners, Living Well UK and Birmingham Mind, to launch the region’s first one-stop mental health support service.…

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