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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...