Wave 6: late July 2020
In Wave 6, late July 2020, we found that: People’s mental health responses to the pandemic appear to have changed little between June and early August with similar proportions of people struggling with their mental health compared to those of mid-June. Specifically, as of late July: Approximately half of the population (49%) had felt anxious or worried in the previous two weeks More than one in five people (21%) had felt lonely in the previous two weeks One in six people (17%) had felt hopeless in the previous two weeks One in eight people (12%) had felt panicked in the previous two weeks...
Virtual Edinburgh Marathon: Grant's story
Read Grant's story about how he used running to turn his life around.
Rosie Tressler OBE
Rosie is the CEO of Student Minds, the UK's student mental health charity. Student Minds develops innovative approaches to support healthy university communities, collaborates on research, and empowers students, university professionals and connected communities to create change. Rosie has...
Chris Martin is the Chief Executive Officer at The Mix, a multi-issue advice and crisis support service for under 25s that works exclusively through digital channels with a particular focus on supporting mental health.
He was the architect of the merger between YouthNet and the Get...
Statement on the abolition of public health England4 September 2020,
The Mental Health Foundation release a statement on the abolition of public health England.
Reform of Public Health England: what next for public mental health?4 September 2020, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
Here we take you through the Foundation's thoughts on what the reform of Public Health England means for the future of public mental health.
While it’s important to regularly think about your money, worries about managing your finances can impact your mental health, but you’re not alone - most young people under 25 say they regularly worry about money. Financial stress can also affect how well you sleep, which can impact your mood and ability to cope with other pressures and responsibilities. It can sometimes feel like a never-ending cycle, but don’t worry, there’s support available. Our tips for looking after your finances and your mental health: 1. Talk to someone Talking things through with someone can help you to get...