If you are concerned that you are developing a mental health problem you should seek the advice and support of your GP as a matter of priority. If you are in distress and need immediate help and are unable to see a GP, you should visit your local A&E . There are also a number of mental health organisations that provide helplines . The Mental Health Foundation is a charity specialising in research and policy development, with a focus on preventing mental health problems. We are not able to advise people directly on their personal circumstances. To make an enquiry, please use the box below...
Self-care techniques for women impacted by exposure to sexual violence media coverage6 March 2018
If you are a survivor of sexual harassment, violence and abuse, exposure to this in the media may be having a negative impact on your mental health. If you find it does, to help minimise this impact, there are a number of things you can try to put your wellbeing first.
When news became personal: Weinstein, Larry Nassar, #MeToo … me too8 March 2018, Bethan Buswell
Bethan talks about the impact increased media coverage around sexual harassment, violence and abuse has had on her mental health.
Mental health guidance for women impacted by recent high-profile media coverage of sexual violence, harassment, and abuse scandals6 March 2018,
We have partnered with Rape Crisis to provide guidance to people who have been impacted by sexual abuse and violence.
Becoming a parent is hard work7 March 2018, Katrina Jenkins
Becoming a parent is hard work. So is becoming an adult. Doing both at the same time? That’s double the challenge and it’s the challenge that young parents face.
Mental health statistics: refugees and asylum seekers
Information and statistics on the mental health of refugees and asylum seekers including causes and prevelance and how this compares to the general population.
Mental health statistics: physical health conditions
Discover the stats behind the relationship between physical and mental health problems: how does physical healh affect mental health and how does mental health affect physical health?
Mental health statistics: learning disabilities
Find out how mental health problems affect people with learning disabilities - an area that is often overlooked or misunderstood.