13 Nov

Introducing Time to Talk Day 2021

Time to Talk Day 2021 On Thursday 4 February 2021 we need your help to get your workplace talking about mental health.  This Time to Talk Day we’re focusing on the power of small – because a small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference.  The coronavirus pandemic means that…

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11 Nov

YoungMinds Newsletter – November 2020

Let’s put mental health first in the second lockdown As we enter another lockdown to help slow the spread of COVID-19, we know we will all have different feelings about it. You may feel frustrated, angry, sad, anxious, or even relieved. However you feel is valid. But if you’re struggling with your mental health at this…

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08 Nov

Heal Yourself, Build Your Future Course (online) – Starting 18 November 2020

Traincon Learning, based in Wallsend, is offering free training for anyone who is a carer and would like to come along and join the ‘Heal Yourself Build your Future’ training course. The training has been adapted to be offered via zoom over 4 sessions and scheduled to take place on Mondays/Wednesdays in the weeks leading…

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01 Nov

What inspires me to campaign for Mind?

My name is Ebony, and I recently started volunteering as a Community Activist for Mind. For a long time I was unaware I was experiencing anxiety, even though I have a background working in mental health myself! Any small unexpected change at work or home would cause my heart and mind to race uncontrollably. When I…

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29 Oct

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 27 October 2020

Time to Change

Time to Change to close after funding ends It is with great sadness that we announce that Time to Change as England’s primary anti-stigma and discrimination programme will close on 31 March 2021 when the campaign’s funding ends.  You have played an integral role in our overall success – you and more than 1600 Pledged…

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27 Oct

An update on the future of Time to Change

Time to Change

It is with great sadness that I have to announce that Time to Change will close on 31 March 2021 when our funding ends. I had hoped to have been able to secure funding for a future phase of our work because we know there’s still so much more to be done – but this has…

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27 Oct

Black History Month – Mind Campaigns

Racism has impacted on Black people’s mental health throughout history, and it continues to shape the lives and mental health of Black people today. This Black History Month and beyond, we need to do everything we can to ensure it doesn’t continue to affect our present. We know that in England, Black men are four times…

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13 Oct

YoungMinds Newsletter – October 2020

Let’s find something to be hopeful about this #HelloYellow We all need hope. It’s what keeps us going when times are tough. But with everything going on this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may feel harder than usual to find things to be hopeful about. But as our Activist Samantha says,…

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11 Oct

Update from Time to Change – 2 October 2020

Time to Change

World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October is a great opportunity to raise awareness and start conversations about mental health. Everyone’s experience of mental health problems is different, and we all deserve to feel safe and supported when talking about our mental health. But too often, mental health stigma leaves people feeling isolated and…

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