During this three-day event, I, and health professionals from all over the world gathered with the aim of raising awareness and exchanging knowledge on various mental health topics, from stigma, to obsessive-compulsive disorder, to migrants and women’s wellbeing and more.
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No, Self-care is not about bath bombs
A blog from YEbE Emmy about her experiences of self-care, where we relate it to mental health and refugees, launching a study week coming soon.
Raise Up next week!
EYMH strategy launch and Meet the trustees
Why are pets good for our mental health?
Studies show that pets reduce stress, anxiety and depression; ease loneliness; encourage exercise and improve your overall health. For example, people with dogs tend to have lower blood pressure and are less likely to develop heart disease. Playing with a dog, cat, or other pet can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine, which helps calmContinue reading “Why are pets good for our mental health?”
Mind the Gap – A 2019 #mentalreport looking at mental ill-health as a disability
Mind the Gap – discussing mental health as a disability issue.
LGBTQ+ Coming out in times of pandemic
Rapporteur Eanna, shares the takeaways of the LGBTQ+ event held during Mental Health Week 2021.
Tattooing and Self-Care
EYMH Activist Emmy, shares a wonderful opinion piece on the links between tattoos and mental health, with several 1st hand accounts.
#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK
In this blog, Beth from UK, shares her journey of mental health and how tattoos have helped that journey. This article in no way encourages people to get tattooed ( especially underage teenagers) but rather to promote acceptance and challenge the negative perception of tattooed people as well as the idea that tattoos are aContinue reading “#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK”
#mentalreport – Active Ingredients
Read about our amazing work with Wellcome Trust, with our Peer Researchers Inga and Milos
Community workers need community too!
Volunteer Activis Tom.ek attended a virtual webinar looking at the wellbeing of Community Workers from point of view of young professionals