Zoe, a Healthwatch Essex Young Mental Health Ambassador, shares her mental health story in the hope that others will learn something from her story.
No health without mental health: why this matters now more than ever...
Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual campaign which aims to get people talking about their mental health and reduce the stigma around mental illness. Read about the services that are available to offer support.
A new crisis mental health phone line has launched across Essex. The 24-hour service, run by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT), offers immediate and specialist support to adults experiencing mental health crisis.
Conversations about death allow us to accept it as a natural stage of life. We can explore ways to honour our lives by ‘dying well’, through encouraging conversation and taking action. What action will you take?
People who know they are dying often don't feel heard by family and friends. Don't let fear of getting it wrong stop you from talking and listening.
It may seem daunting to speak to someone you know with a mental health condition, who has experienced bereavement. If you can, talk to them and be there to listen.
You may know someone who has experienced stillbirth or miscarriage. It may be difficult for them to talk about their loss but when they do, all you need to do is listen.
The latest edition of Health Matters focusses on smoking and mental health.
Content from Public Health Matters blog COVID-19 An essential part of managing any outbreak of infection is to ensure that the public is confident in our science and that we communicate clearly how that science underpins the actions that we take to control the spread of disease. This is especially so with Covid-19 as new viruses … Continue reading Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 28 February 2020