News Archive April 2019
Mental Health Awareness Week 2019
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies.
Body image issues can affect all of us at any age, and have a massive effect on our mental health. With the rise of social media, young people in particular are inundated with unrealistic and heavily photoshopped beauty ideals that leave them feeling bad about themselves and the very natural changes their bodies go through.
There will be a number of fundraisers and events taking place across the country for Mental Health week, as well as brand new research, campaigns for change and practical tools for combatting negative self-image.
How can I get involved in Mental Health Awareness Week?
During Mental Health Awareness Week, hundreds of events take place around the country to raise awareness for mental health. Schools, businesses, community groups and even people in their own homes are hosting events to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.
What resources are available?
If you’re running an event or even if you just want to raise awareness, maybe via your website or social media, the Mental Health Foundation have several useful resources that are free to download. There will also be little green ribbon pin badges for sale via their website and in certain retailers, so be sure to look out for them!
Author: Rose Tero
Posted on: 30th April 2019
Thanks to SOS Electrical!
Thanks to the generous team at SOS Electrical, our 2019 Compulsory Emergency Lighting test was carried out free of charge so we can invest the savings back into the services we offer our local community. Their generous offer has saved us £216!
Everyone at H&F Mind would like to say a big thank you to SOS Electrical for their valuable contribution- THANK YOU!
Author: Rose Tero
Posted on: 18th April 2019
100km walk to Santiago de Compostela (1)
Event Date: 12/03/2019
We are both familiar with the pioneering work done by Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow MIND for schoolchildren's wellbeing, particularly their internet safety and out target is to raise one thousand pounds so more schools can benefit.