Tag: mental health

New ‘Being You Leeds’ service to promote positive mental health in city

A new enhanced service to promote good mental health and wellbeing is set to be launched in Leeds. The ‘Being You Leeds’ service is a citywide wellbeing service, focusing on keeping people mentally well. The new service, starting in July, will support all Leeds residents (aged 16 and over) and

Mental Health Show Garden seeks construction sponsors

A garden designed to explore mental health and wellbeing at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park is appealing for sponsors. Garden designer Carolyn Hardern and landscaper Jon Jarvis are working with Leeds College of Building to raise awareness of mental health within the construction industry through a unique show

Pathways for positivity: Smartphone addiction

Addiction. What springs to mind? Drug misuse, alcohol dependency, smoking, gambling perhaps? Did you think of ‘Nomophonia’ –addiction to smartphones? When the first iPhone was launched in 2007 the fascination for mobile technology quickly became an acceptable part of daily life. An estimated 88% of UK adults owned at least

Ex-professional sportsmen deliver ‘mental fitness’ sessions to businesses

Ex-professional sportsmen have helped hundreds of employees across West Yorkshire talk about mental health and suicide through awareness-raising sessions funded by the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership. The charity State of Mind Sport has just completed a two-year contract, commissioned by West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s (WY HCP)

Cockburn Multi-academy Trust’s commitment to staff wellbeing

For all schools and academies in the Cockburn Multi-academy Trust, supporting students to have good mental health and resilience is vital, particularly in the current economic and Covid climate. In addition to providing support from all staff, they have employed early intervention therapeutic workers and also have two members of