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How stress impacts our mental health

It’s Stress Awareness Month, and while we might think of stress as an everyday thing we just have to deal with, intense or long-term stress can actually have a big impact on our mental health, making us irritable, anxious, or depressed. This article will look at how stress can impact our mental health, and ways […]

Author: Jack Terry
Posted on: 4th April 2022

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How To Deal With Exam Stress

Created from materials made by the HFEH Mind Mental Health Support Team   Taking exams is an important part of school but this can be a stressful time. Feeling stressed about exams is not only normal, it’s actually healthy. Stress is not fun for anyone to experience but it is a crucial part of how […]

Author: Jack Terry
Posted on: 3rd March 2022

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Tips for supporting young people’s mental health and wellbeing

By Ella Higgs (Education Mental Health Practitioner from the West London Mental Health Support Team at HFEH Mind) This blog post is aimed at anyone interacting with children and young people – in a professional capacity, or with your own loved ones. In fact, the tips discussed here can apply to any human relationship – […]

Author: HFEHMind
Posted on: 14th January 2022

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Dry January: How drinking impacts our mental health

By Karl O’Shea, Service User Participation Lead With the festive season behind us, many of us will be looking back at a period of feasting and merriment where we’ve indulged in the usual smorgasbord of food and drink. Our new year resolutions may be about cutting back on, or giving up, some of the things […]

Author: HFEHMind
Posted on: 12th January 2022

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Dealing with stress over the holidays

The holiday period is one of the most stressful times of year. Trying to fit in seeing old friends, visiting family, and traditional celebrations is a lot to juggle, with everyone wanting to have fun and make memories. Often organising all this falls on just one person, and if you’ve clicked on this article, it’s […]

Author: Jack Terry
Posted on: 24th December 2021

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How to manage loneliness over the holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time for many of us. Because it’s a time when you’re supposed to feel jolly or happy, if you’re not, you can feel worse. Similarly, it can feel like everyone is going somewhere, doing something, and enjoying themselves, and if we aren’t, we feel like we’re missing out. If […]

Author: Jack Terry
Posted on: 20th December 2021

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How creativity can help support mental health

Written by the team at MasterPeace art studio Modern day life can sometimes be overwhelming, so full of distracting chatter and filled with complexity. It’s hard to not get lost in the constant rush of it all. Art and the exploration of our creativity can be a powerful mindfulness tool that helps people relax and […]

Author: HFEHMind
Posted on: 29th November 2021

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Advocacy Awareness Week – What is Advocacy and why is it important?

Dealing with mental health issues can be difficult, and sometimes it can sometimes be helpful to have someone speak on your behalf. A mental health advocate can help support you, give you advice, and even speak on your behalf if you don’t feel able. What is Advocacy? There are many different types of advocacy, but […]

Author: Jack Terry
Posted on: 2nd November 2021

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Mental Health Advocacy and Self-Advocacy

“Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind – even if your voice shakes.” – Maggie Kuhn. In the words of DaShanne Stokes, it is only by speaking up that we achieve lasting change. But we often take this ability, this skill of speaking up for granted. Ask yourself, have you ever been […]

Author: HFEHMind
Posted on: 29th October 2021

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Mental Health in an Unequal World: Creativity

Creativity has long been known to have a positive impact on your mental health. In 2015, psychologist and art therapist Dr. Cathy Malchiodi used multiple studies in her article Creativity as a Wellness Practice, to show that creativity can increase positive emotions, lower stress levels, reduce depressive symptoms, and even improve immune system functioning. Why […]

Author: HFEHMind
Posted on: 8th October 2021

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