01 Feb

No facial expressions, no empathy, no nothing

My name is Amy, and I’m a Community Activist with Mind. Since the start of the pandemic, the NHS has been giving a lot more of its support by telephone or online, rather than face-to-face. This was put in place to help stop the spread of coronavirus. While some people have really benefited from these…

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22 Jan

Reforming the Mental Health Act

*We try to make sure our emails are as safe as possible for our campaigners, so want to let you know that this email mentions suicide. Please read with care.* We have some exciting news! After a long wait of over two years, on Wednesday the UK Government published their plans to reform the Mental…

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07 Dec

Urgent Mental Health Support this Winter – Mind Campaign

An incredible 7000 of you signed our petition calling on the UK Government to provide urgent mental health support this Winter. Thanks to your campaigning, this week we’ve had some positive news! The UK Government has now announced a Mental Health Support Plan for Covid-19. And it includes many of the things we’ve been campaigning…

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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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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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28 Sep

The benefits system failed Anna

“The benefit system doesn’t work for people with mental health problems.” These were Anna’s words when we spoke with her about her experience of applying for disability benefits during the coronavirus pandemic. Now she has written a blog to share this experience with you. Read Anna’s story Anna lives with depression and anxiety. When she started…

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06 Sep

Update from the Employers Team at Time to Change – 24 August 2020

Time to Change

Employer guide on responding to coronavirus Mind have designed a guide to support organisations to tailor existing workplace interventions to support the mental health of their staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The guide provides practical examples and recommendations that can be adapted to workplaces of any sector or size. Download now >   Reaching Out New…

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