Mental Health Awareness Week – Share the Green Ribbon

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week – share the green ribbon to show your support and keep the conversation going. Not all wounds are visible, it’s ok to say you’re not ok. If you’re worried about your physical or mental health, speak to your doctor as soon as possible. This page contains some links for theContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week – Share the Green Ribbon”

Mental Health Awareness Week – Useful Links

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week – feel free to share this image to show your support and keep the conversation going.  Not all wounds are visible – it’s ok to say you’re not ok. For tips on managing anxiety during COVID-19, and beyond, click here.  There is also an article about grief, loss and COVID-19Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week – Useful Links”

Wellbeing and Mental Health

It’s okay not to be okay. When I first started working in mental health, (some 10 years ago now), I worked with women experiencing ante-natal depression – depression during pregnancy.  They’d often start by telling me one of the hardest things was telling family and friends they felt depressed.  Usually, the response they got was alongContinue reading “Wellbeing and Mental Health”

Mental Health in Pregnancy

Poor Mental Health in pregnancy affects at least one in three women. Many people have heard about post-natal depression, but there is another mental health concern which recent research suggests now affects as many as one in three pregnant women.  When I first set up my dedicated resource for depression in pregnancy in 2004, the figure was thought to beContinue reading “Mental Health in Pregnancy”