MHM Provides New Support Services for Derwentside Residents

Karbon Homes has partnered with MHM to extend its mental health service to residents living in the Derwentside area. The service, which will be delivered in partnership with Mental Health Matters thanks to funding from Travis Perkins Managed Services, will assist Karbon residents affected by mental health issues to secure employment and manage their …

Continued Success for ‘Release the Pressure’ Campaign in Kent

Now in its second year, the “Release the Pressure” campaign in Kent is continuing to see fantastic feedback and is having a tangible impact on the wellbeing of residents. “Release the Pressure” is a campaign in Kent which aims to reduce the number of suicides in the county by encouraging men feeling under pressure to seek help by calling …

Five Ways to Wellbeing, from the Talk Together Bromley Team

If you’re finding yourself feeling stressed or low this summer, evidence suggests that focusing on these five steps can give you the power to improve how you feel. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life: 1) Connect – work on the links between yourself and your friends, family, colleagues and …

MHM Services Celebrate National Vegetarian Week

Earlier in the year, we were successful in securing grant funding to run several cooking sessions to celebrate National Vegetarian Week. Mental ill-health and poor diets often go hand in hand, so when we became aware of the NVW funding we immediately saw an opportunity to run some practical, educational sessions with the people accessing our services, …

Get Your Copy Of MHM’S ‘Food for Mood’ National Vegetarian Week Cookbook!

To mark this year’s National Vegetarian Week (15th – 21st May 2017), many of MHM’s support services are running sessions introducing our clients to modern, healthy vegetarian cooking. To support these sessions and help people carry on trying new meals, we have produced a recipe booklet full of tips, nutrition advice and a week’s …

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 – Event Round-Up!

Last week, many of MHM’s services were busy running events and promoting their work as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 (8th-14th May). To mark the start of the week, CEO Helen Mackay shared a message exploring the theme for 2017, ‘Surviving or Thriving?’, reminding us that all MHM’s services base the support we offer …

Helen Mackay’s Message for Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘Surviving or Thriving?’ which, rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, seeks to explore how we can help each other to thrive with good mental health. To thrive means to grow and develop, to ‘flourish’, and at MHM we have a proud history of striving …

MHM Support Mental Health Themes in Local Stage Production

Neil Gregory, a staff member at MHM, has spent the last few months supporting local student Chloe McLean to ensure that her BA (Hons) Final Major Project Performance represents mental illnesses on stage in a sensitive and accurate way. Back in December we received a message from Chloe McLean, a student at the University of Teesside studying Performing …