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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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£30K pledged to support life-saving children’s mental health project

August 4, 2020

As lockdown in England begins to ease, mental health charities have warned of a shortage of resources to cope with the number of young people that have witnessed or suffered…

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Life After Lockdown: Returning To Work In The New Normal

July 21, 2020

As the country continues to ease itself into the ‘new normal’ with the reopening of shops, bars and restaurants, companies large and small are looking to begin welcoming their staff…

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How Birmingham’s online communities helped my mental health when I moved to the city

July 16, 2020

Words: Fiona Thomas A depression diagnosis is different for every person. It’s like a fingerprint: on the surface, it looks the same for everyone, but take a closer look and…

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GUEST BLOG: For many LGBTQ+ people, friendship is a literal lifesaver

June 25, 2020

Depression hits different when you’re queer. But feeling accepted can mean the world. Words: Philip Ellis Mental illness is, in many ways, a great leveller. It doesn’t care if you’re…

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