Press and updates about the challenge

20 April 2018

Championing mental health in local councils

Mental Health Challenge Poster

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13 March 2018

Health Inequalities Manifesto 2018

Millie Macdonald – Policy Officer at Mental Health Foundation  In line with our vision to shape a world with good mental health for all, helping people understand, protect and sustain their mental health, we, at the Mental Health Foundation, have

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1 March 2018

Talking Therapy – IAPT

Mental Health Champion Cllr Ketan Sheth – Brent Council Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people will experience problems with low mood or anxiety every year. Psychological therapies have been

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9 February 2018

ONE HUNDRED ENGLISH LOCAL COUNCILS HAVE MEMBER CHAMPIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Plymouth City Council has today become the 100th local authority in England to appoint a member champion for mental health as part of a national scheme to boost leadership for mental health in local councils. The Mental Health Challenge for

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25 January 2018

Loneliness

Dr Lisa McNally – Consultant in Public Health at Bracknell Forest Council We now have a government minister dedicated to tackling loneliness. In line with recommendations of the Jo Cox Commission(1), Tracey Crouch will head a government-wide group with responsibility for policies connected

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Champions say

"I am pleased to be involved with Mental Health services at a local level. " South Tyneside Council

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