EPUT have launched a new psychological support service, ‘Here for you’, specifically for staff who work in healthcare, social care, the voluntary sector or not-for-profit sector in Essex.
Kevin ClearyDr Kevin Cleary, CQC's Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (lead for mental health) has responded to the Department of Health and Social Care's white paper on reforming the Mental Health Act (MHA).
The Better Health - Every Mind Matters campaign supports people to take action to look after their mental health and wellbeing and help support others such as family and friends.
There are an estimated 589,000 people who are dependent on alcohol in England and about a quarter of them are likely to be receiving mental health medication; mostly for anxiety and depression, but also for sleep problems, psychosis and bipolar disorder.
Healthwatch Essex has launched a report giving a unique insight into the mental health of frontline workers, working across the county.
This report looks at the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation in care services for people with a mental health condition, a learning disability or autistic people.
Wilderness Foundation UK is offering FREE places on 'Brave Futures'; a nature-based group therapy programme set up to support clients who have experienced grief, trauma, addictions, social isolation, anxiety and depression.
A variety of Mental Health Support lines as well as training which will provide a person with the tools to have a conversation that may help to save a life.
A new service has launched to support children and young people aged 5-18 years (or up to 25 if in receipt of an Education, Health and Care Plan) in response to COVID-19 and an increase in demand for mental health support.
Zoe, a Healthwatch Essex Young Mental Health Ambassador, shares her mental health story in the hope that others will learn something from her story.