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The founder of a pioneering service believed to be the first of its type in the UK dedicated to tackling men’s mental health issues says similar schemes nationwide would “help save the NHS millions.” Andy Matthews established a support group for men with mental health problems in 2014 at KIM…
The 'UK Social Workers - Working Conditions and Wellbeing' report, by Dr Jermaine M Ravalier of Bath Spa University, explores working conditions & wellbeing of social workers and found stress at work is a significant issue for employees.Stress has been shown to be related to negative health complaints such as…
Employees feel as though they cannot talk about mental health problems in the workplace, a new poll suggests. Three-quarters of people said they would not be likely to seek support from their manager if they were experiencing a mental health problem, according to a poll from the mental health charity…
Marks & Spencer is to host fortnightly mental health chat sessions in 11 stores as part of a project fronted by comedian and campaigner Ruby Wax The Frazzled Cafe meetings will allow people to meet to talk and share personal stories "in a safe, anonymous and non-judgmental environment", the retailer…
Further education colleges are referring increasing numbers of students with mental health problems directly to A&E, according to new research. A poll of 105 colleges - almost a third of the total in England - found three-quarters have referred students directly to A&E in the past academic year (2015/16) due…
Stress-related illness among prison staff has hit a five-year high following major cuts to the workforce, new figures have revealed. Prison staff in England and Wales took off 54,519 days due to stress in 2014-15 - up from 53,290 the year before and 46,886 in 2012-13, figures obtained by the…
Rising numbers of young people are seeking help for worries about exam stress, according to ChildLine. Figures show that that the charity conducted 3,077 counselling sessions about the issue in the last year - up 9% on 2014/15. In addition, youngsters took part in 1,127 counselling sessions about exam stress…
Almost half (44%) of the British public have either had or are going through a ‘life crisis’, a poll recently commissioned by The Open University has revealed. To help people restore their personal balance, The Open University is urging people to discover their ‘Plan P - their ‘Passion Plan’ -…
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