The Jingle Jam 2021

Jingle Jam helps give young people the tools to protect their mental health

1 December 2021,

Gamers and streamers will have a chance to help the mental health of the nation by taking part in the tenth Jingle Jam which is taking place from 1 – 14 December 2021. Gamers and streamers from across the world will be raising money for 14 charitable projects including the Mental Health Foundation, one of the UK’s leading mental health charities.

Mental Health Foundation announces 'loneliness' as theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

1 December 2021,

Mental Health Awareness Week – Monday 9 May to Sunday 15 May 2022 The Mental Health Foundation has announced the dates and theme of next year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. The Week will run from Monday 9 May until Sunday 15 May 2022. The week will explore the experience of loneliness, its impact on our mental health and how we can all play a part in reducing loneliness in our communities.

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Older people’s mental health under threat as pandemic continues, charities warn

9 December 2021,

The mental health of many of the UK’s 12.5 million older adults could deteriorate in the coming months as high infection levels and the Omicron variant leave some fearful and isolated at home, two charities are warning. In research published today, the Mental Health Foundation and Independent Age say the pandemic has already damaged the emotional and physical health of some people aged over 65.