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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…

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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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Living Well UK and Lumien join forces to shed light on workplace mental health

November 20, 2020

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Birmingham-based tech developers, Lumien, to pioneer a platform that assesses workplace wellbeing. With the ability to accumulate information, analyse the results and…

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Living Well UK prioritises investment in services for under-represented groups

October 10, 2020

As the leading consortium of mental health charities, Living Well UK,  has announced how we are doing our part to meet the World Health Organisation’s goal of increasing investment in…

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We’re doing some research and we need your help!

September 14, 2020

Here at ​Living Well UK, we’re carrying out research around the mental health needs of the BAME community, aged 45+. We want to improve accessibility and quality of treatment in…

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Guest Blog: How to Help Protect your Mental Health on Social Media

September 11, 2020

Social media has made the world a much smaller place, with everything available at the click of a button. However, while it certainly can be a force for good, it…

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Funds awarded to BAME mental health support charity and consortium member, Pattigift

September 11, 2020

Eager to ensure that those in the BAME community currently feeling increased pressure on their mental health can get access to timely and affordable support, Living Well UK has awarded…

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Helping young people manage stress around calculated exam results

August 14, 2020

Speaking to Emma Lee, a qualified Children and Young People IAPT therapist at Living Well UK, she expresses that young people are likely to be experiencing diverse – and intense –…

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Guest Blog: Embracing the ‘new normal’ at your own pace is important – and here’s why

August 13, 2020

Going into lockdown was a lot and I say that as a single woman, who lives alone and has no dependents (except for two small dogs). March 2020 signalled the…

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