Blogs

12 2020

  • Life after a breakdown: letting go of the reins

    Recovery can mean many different things for people. In 2019, following the breakdown of her relationship and being signed off from a job she loved, Sarah decided bold steps were needed to find her path back to health and happiness. This is her story.

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  • Managing your mental illness over Christmas

    Christmas isn't always easy, particularly for those of us experiencing mental illness. Here's some top tips from our supporters on dealing with the holiday.

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  • NHS Long Term Plan: the most important yet

    Whilst the NHS regularly produces and shares planning documents, the latest – the NHS Long Term Plan – could be the most important for people severely affected by mental illness, their carers and organisations involved in the care and support of people with severe mental illness in a generation.

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  • 2020 – What happened and what next for mental health?

    A look back on a complicated year for mental health, and what it all means ahead of 2021.

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  • Tips for a happier, Covid-secure Christmas.

    This time of year can be difficult for people living with mental illness, and this year is no exception. As we head into our first "social distanced Christmas", we asked our supporters how they will manage their wellbeing while being away from their family and loved ones during the festive period.

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  • Finding hope when the lights go out

    Imagine spending months writing a sell-out one-woman show, only to find that days from your opening night, a global pandemic hits and the stage lights abruptly go out. Could you find hope in the darkness?

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  • How to support your wellbeing over the festive season

    The pandemic has meant that 2020 has been a year of disruption and cancelled plans. In this blog we offer some advice about how we can support our mental wellbeing if we’ve found the latest round of news difficult to cope with.

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