Press and updates about the challenge

7 June 2018

The toxic link between mental health problems and rent arrears

Nikki Bond – Research Assistant Money and Mental Health Policy Institute A home provides security and stability from which people can build fulfilling lives, and make positive contributions to their local communities. However, keeping up with rental payments can sometimes

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24 May 2018

Hiding behind a smile: using my suffering to break the stigma

Leanne Howlett – Everyone’s Business campaign champion and Chair of By Your Side service user forum and peer support  When my son was born I looked like a mum who had everything together. He slept through the night from 10 weeks

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24 May 2018

Adventures in Self-Care

Laura Wood, Everyone’s Business campaign champion and lived experience facilitator for maternal mental health peer support project at Mind and the McPin Foundation After the traumatic delivery of my son in 2014, I lost myself almost entirely. I was experiencing

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14 May 2018

Social Factors in Population Health Management

Dr Lisa McNally – Director of Public Health at Bracknell Forest Council “Population Health Management” is a concept that, if you haven’t come across it already, you soon will.  It’s the new big thing (except it’s not actually that new).

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20 April 2018

Championing mental health in local councils

Mental Health Challenge Poster

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Champions say

"Mental Health provision isn't just about supporting those with high level needs but providing holistic support to the whole community in helping them with their emotional resilience. " London Borough of Lewisham

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