Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Two women being kind to each other

Kindness isn’t a weakness – so why is it often seen as one?

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Lauren Geall
  • Christina Aguilera
    People

    Christina Aguilera has a message for fans struggling with their mental health right now

  • Mental Health Awareness Week quotes
    Life

    8 inspiring mental health quotes from incredible women

  • Mental health awareness week
    Life

    Talking is the most important thing you can do this Mental Health Awareness Week

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Sir David Attenborough opens Woodberry Wetlands on April 30, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
Life

Bring the soothing sounds of nature indoors with David Attenborough’s new podcast

He has introduced a special podcast episode for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Women share powerful essays on managing their mental health

Remember: you are not alone.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Careers

5 companies that set the standard in supporting staff’s mental health

From weekly yoga to 24 hour counselling.

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Megan Murray
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Long Reads

How to talk to your manager about your mental health

80% of UK adults feel uncomfortable talking to our managers about our mental health. It's about time we made this difficult conversation easier.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Alix Walker
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Why you should ask your friends if they’re really OK this week

78% of people will say they’re fine, even if they’re not.

Stop describing yourself as "a bit OCD"
Life

Why it’s never OK to refer to yourself as “a bit OCD”

The language we use to talk about mental health conditions like OCD is just as important as the actions we take to destigmatise them.

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Lauren Geall
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Books

The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Francesca Brown
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Summer reading
Books

The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

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Francesca Brown
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People

This famous sports star was “plagued” by recurring nightmares about her colleague

Ebony Rainford-Brent's anxieties were so severe that they began to impact her subconscious side.

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Megan Murray
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People

Fearne Cotton on what not to say to a friend with mental health problems

The star's advice is based on her personal experiences.

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Megan Murray
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Nadiya Hussain's new show Nadiya: Anxiety and Me will explore mental health and treatment.
People

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder in new BBC show

We'll see her going to therapy for the first time.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Jameela Jamil responds to special “honour” from Meghan and Harry

It’s all part of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Mental Health Awareness Week plans.

Books

May 2019: The top 10 best books you need to read this month

These new books are here to make life that much better...

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Francesca Brown
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Books

New fiction, thinking self-help, culture, romance and beyond: April’s best new books

These are books your commute is crying out for

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Francesca Brown
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Long Reads

Why your employer needs to take action on mental health

300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to mental ill health. Clearly, we need change

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Rebecca Hastings
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