Excellence in Youth Work: See Me Youth Champions16 March 2018, Guest Blogger
We spoke to See Me about their Youth Champions.
An evaluation of the Standing Together project19 March 2018
There is evidence to suggest that peer-support groups can help to increase social connectedness among older people, thus improving their quality of life.
Given that 3.6 million older people live alone in the UK (Age UK. 2018), and the associated health risks of these...
Pulling together: enabling conversations to help people thrive in later life20 March 2018,
Candy Worf reflects on the past two and a half years, facilitating peer support groups for people in later life.
Stress: are we coping?21 March 2018, Mark Rowland
Mark Rowland explores the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 and asks if we can reclaim our lives from the results of stress.
Fiona's story: overcoming postpartum psychosis
Fiona had a difficult time when she first became a mother, so much so that she was lucky to survive.
In conversation: life with bipolar disorder28 March 2018, Bethan Buswell
In these videos Amy and Bethan enjoy chatting and sharing stories about their lives, how bipolar has impacted them, and discussing themes such as relationships, self-management, professional support, and key moments
Peer Education Project (Wales)
The Peer Education Project is a school-based programme that aims to give young people the skills and knowledge they need to safeguard their mental health, and that of their peers.
The Mental Health Foundation delivers evidence based training that can help prevent mental distress and improve the outcomes of those struggling with mental ill health.
The Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS II) programme supports Doctoral and Research Masters awards in Welsh Universities, jointly sponsored by external partners based in the Convergence areas of Wales.
Cancer patients left to cope with mental health problems alone11 April 2018,
Press release for the new report that outlines the negative mental health impacts of cancer, how effective support can be delivered, the barriers to support and the unmet mental health support needs, and recommendations for change.