Categories for #MHAW18

Foundation employee receives fundraising recognition

June 29, 2018 9:19 am Posted by

The Foundation’s Business and Commercial Manager, Ruth Hutchinson has been selected to receive an award from the St Albans Charity Cycle Ride in recognition of her fundraising achievements for Rotary charities. Ruth participated in the annual SACCR back in May and will receive the private cup trophy as a thank you for the impressive £721 she raised.  She has been...

Money and Mental Health

June 26, 2018 1:21 pm Posted by

Financial anxiety is on the increase.  Half of Britons fear for their mental health as figures show financial anxiety is reaching alarming levels as individuals struggle to keep debt from spiralling. Following Mental Health Awareness Week in May, research has shown financial anxiety is on the rise as personal debt levels continue to increase throughout the UK across all age...

Marking #MHAW18 at the Luton Mall

May 22, 2018 8:53 am Posted by

The Foundation had busy week marking #MHAW18, culminating with our stand at the Luton Mall on 18 May. We enjoyed a rewarding few hours, talking to the communities of Luton.  It was encouraging to see many people from different cultures interested in pursuing counselling as a career. Pam Firth (Programme Tutor), Helen Thomas (Luton Hub Manager) and Angela Pask (Marketing)...

Five signs to recognise when your employees are stressed

May 14, 2018 3:08 pm Posted by

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed.  However it should be recognised that what is stress to one person is pressure to another.  We all need some form of pressure at work to motivate us. It is when pressure exceeds our normal capacity to cope that stress can begin. Creating work environments where employers and employees feels valued...

Flying start to Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW18

May 14, 2018 10:54 am Posted by

It’s a flying start to #MHAW18 Mental Health Awareness Week. What a great way to start the week as we celebrate the cycling achievements and helpers at the SACCR over the weekend.   Our Business Development Manager, Ruth Hutchinson raised a fantastic £721 including gift aid, for her 10 mile cycle. Team Foundation helpers on the day including our Grants Manager,...

Stress in the workplace | Webinar with Neyber

May 11, 2018 1:18 pm Posted by

Stress in the workplace: Hear how other organisations are building preventative campaigns & overcoming mental health stigma The Counselling Foundation is delighted to partner with Neyber during Mental Health Awareness Week on the webinar on Thursday 17 May. The FREE Webinar will showcase how other organisations are building campaigns to address mental health in the workplace, including our charity, The...

The Kings Fund | 8th Annual Leadership & Management Summit

May 8, 2018 2:34 pm Posted by

We’re attending! The Kings Fund are an independent charity working to improve health and care in England, whose vision is that the best possible care is available to all. In it’s eighth year, the annual leadership and management summit will focus on leading and implementing transformational change of the future of health and social care where Simon Stevens, Chief Executive NHS England will...

Tips for Coping with workplace stress

May 4, 2018 1:08 pm Posted by

To support Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW18, we share tips on how we can cope with workplace stress. Considering how much time we spend at work, it’s not surprising that our jobs can have a significant impact on our mental health. Support your Colleagues Make an effort to speak to someone you wouldn’t normally. Ask how they are and really...

How do you cope with Stress at work?

May 1, 2018 10:43 am Posted by

Mental Health Awareness Week | 14 – 20 May 2018  The focus this year for Mental Health Awareness Week is stress.  According to the Mental Health Foundation research has shown that 16 million people experience a mental health problem each year, with stress being a key factor. Stress: Is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and can initiate...