Categories for wellbeing

Celebrating World Mental Health Day 2019

October 11, 2019 1:05 pm Posted by

This year we celebrated #WorldMentalHealthDay in Bedford along with many of other great local organisations from Bedford, all promoting positive mental health. Lots of great conversations and social media coverage to raise awareness of  help available locally. Harpur Square was host to a thriving community all encouraging positive conversations around wellbeing to mark World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10...

Cathedral Donation Celebration #MHAW19

May 13, 2019 11:19 am Posted by

Cathedral Donation Celebration Our sincere thanks to the Congregational Giving Team, St Albans Cathedral for giving its support to our vital work in making counselling available to anyone experiencing anxiety, depression or grief. The Cathedral Abbey Church of St Albans Mission has donated £1,000 to our charity. This funding is especially valuable at this time because May marks the first anniversary...

Let’s Change The Law to Protect Our Mental Health at work

January 14, 2019 1:35 pm Posted by

The Foundation fully supports ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, we’re encouraged about this positive step towards making a real impact for mental health in the workplace. Where MPs are being urged to answer the calls from across society to change the law and put mental and physical first aid on an equal footing in the workplace. Mental Health First Aid...

International Stress Awareness Day

November 5, 2018 3:57 pm Posted by

International Stress Awareness Week takes place from Monday 5th – Friday 9th November and is organised by the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the effects of psychological distress in the workplace, highlight coping strategies and sources of help available to address it. Many factors can cause us to feel stressed or...

Zoe Ball’s Sport Relief cycling challenge to raise mental health awareness

February 13, 2018 10:47 am Posted by

TV and Radio presenter Zoe Ball highlights the issues surrounding mental health in her cycling challenge for this year’s Sport Relief. Catch up on her Hardest Ride Home journey from Blackpool to Brighton on BBC iplayer.  Highlighting the staggering statistics of 6,000 suicides across the UK every year, with men three times more likely to take their own lives than women....

Counselling service marks World Mental Health Day offers tea & talk to promote positive mental health in the workplace

October 12, 2017 11:36 am Posted by

The Counselling Foundation held a Tea and Talk event at the Hatfield Galleria, offering local residents free tea and biscuits to highlight the value of having positive mental health conversations in the workplace. According to the national mental health charity, Mind 1 in 5 people take a day off work recovering from workplace stress. Along with national charity Heads Together, local charity...