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Mental Health Definition

Is there a definition of mental health? How can we define what mental health is and what it isn’t? When mental health can be experienced so differently and there are still some people who don’t believe in mental health, how can we come up with a single definition? If we turn first to the dictionary […]

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The Nuffield Council on Bioethics

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is an independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. It was established by the Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation in 1991, and since 1994 it has been funded jointly by the Foundation, Wellcome and the Medical Research Council. For more information see https://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/

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Effective Goal Setting

Effective goal setting is a vital tool in solution-focused brief therapy along with many other forms of mental health therapeutic approaches, helping us to focus on a future better; on a time beyond now where some level of recovery or resolution will have taken place. Goal setting helps us to understand in what direction we […]

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World Health Organisation (WHO)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is an international specialised agency of the United Nations whose purpose is to help people globally to attain the highest levels of health possible. The World Health Organisation works with over 194 states around the world to ensure positive and informed healthcare access for all. They work to improve health […]

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Mental Health Events

There are a number of mental health events around the world that are intended to raise awareness of mental health challenges and to reduce the stigma of discussing mental health and to help educate and inform people how to support people with their well-being. A lot of events are annual, enabling workplaces and organisations to […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

When is mental health awareness week? Mental Health Awareness Week takes place in May in the UK. Every year there is a theme for the week to help raise awareness of a mental health challenge and to open up conversations about mental health between friends, families, colleagues, and communities. As one of the annual mental […]

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Mental Health Charities

A list of mental health charities in the UK and internationally that work to support people with mental health challenges in terms of providing information, support, advice, and guidance around mental health challenges and mental health support – and also to educate the public about mental health and how to build resilience or support and […]

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Mental Health Organisations

A list of mental health organisations in the UK and internationally that can provide information, support, advice, and guidance around mental health challenges and mental health support. We also have a more narrow list of mental health charities if you are specifically looking for non-profits. The Mental Health Lab have listed below Mental Health Organisations […]

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Mental Health Quotes

A selection of Mental Health quotes along with an almost random collection of interesting things that people have said about mental health, about our minds, and our mental well-being. General Mental Health Quotes Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others. Jasmine Warga, […]

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Mental Health Day

When is Mental Health Day? Mental Health Day is a mental health event held on the 10th of October every year. The day is recognised at an international level by the World Health Organisation, an international organisation working to improve global health along with other mental health organisations. The purpose of the day is to […]