Katie's story: body image after pregnancy
Katie found it hard when her body started to change during pregnancy and a traumatic birth saw her struggling to accept the amount of time it took to get back to 'normal' physically. However, after a few months she found she emerged with a new sense of pride and identity in her new body as a mum.
One in eight adults in the UK have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their body image – new Mental Health Foundation survey13 May 2019,
An online survey of 4,505 UK adults aged 18 and over was commissioned to mark the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, which this year has the theme of body image.
"You're more than a reflection"
A powerful spoken word poem performed by Priscila Hernandez for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019. Priscila is a 24-year-old spoken word artist from South East London. Her poetry entails a powerful expression of her personal experiences, as well as those of others. She aims to create social impact and empower others through her words. Priscila wrote this piece for the Mental Health Foundation because she experienced disordered eating when she was younger. That set a pattern around her relationship to body image. She has had a constant battle with her body for years and even now, as a personal...
One in seven adults across Scotland have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their Body Image – new Mental Health Foundation Scotland poll13 May 2019,
Just over one in seven Scottish adults (16 percent) have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their Body Image, according to a new poll by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland.
“Worryingly high” levels of body image anxiety in the LGBT+ community revealed in new Mental Health Foundation poll14 May 2019,
Worryingly high numbers of people among the LGBT+ community have experienced body-image anxiety, a new online survey from the Mental Health Foundation has revealed. Of all the groups surveyed in the UK, the lesbian, gay and bisexual community appears to be the one most likely to be affected in this way.
Many over 55s feel negative about their body image new Mental Health Foundation survey finds14 May 2019,
Many over 55s have feelings of negativity and anxiety about the way their body looks according to a new online survey published today by the Mental Health Foundation. The survey has been published to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Pregnancy makes many women feel negative about their body image, new Mental Health Foundation survey reveals14 May 2019,
Pregnancy leaves many women feeling more negative about their body image, compared to before they were pregnant, according to a new online survey about body image from the Mental Health Foundation. The survey has been published today to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Millions of teenagers worry about body image and identify social media as a key cause – new survey by the Mental Health Foundation15 May 2019,
Millions of teenagers in Britain worry about their body image according to a new British survey published by the Mental Health Foundation.