The Secret Life of Prisons - a new podcast from Prison Radio Association and the Prison Reform Trust. Hosted by Phil Maguire and Paula Harriot - each episode explores different experiences of prison hearing directly from people who have firsthand experience. Episode one 'The Arrival' featured our Being the Story speaker Brenda and she shared how it felt on entering prison. Find all the episodes here - http://secretlifeofprisons.libsyn.com/website
Charity Comms releases Wellbeing Guide for the charity sector - aiming to provide guidance and support to look after our mental health at work. 'Mental health should not be something that falls down the list of priorities, especially when working in the ‘always on’ culture of comms'. Written by Kirsty Marrins, a new Wellbeing Guide from Charity Comms aims Find it here. https://www.charitycomms.org.uk/wellbeing-guide
City Bridge Trust launches a new grant focused on supporting staff resilience and mental health – deadline 14th June 2019
Published 02/11/2018 by Roisin O'Connell
Mental Health at Work has been created by the mental health organisations Mind, with funding from The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign in order to emphasise the issue of mental health within the work place.
Supporting financial difficulty and mental wellbeing - what practical actions can organisations take?
In 2017, the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), as part of a series of events exploring the relationship between financial difficulty and mental wellbeing. Tackling areas such as suicide and debt, gambling and debt and money, mental health and ageing, the events have produced some initial practical ways that organisations can help people in financial difficulty who have mental health problems or are in other ‘vulnerable situations’ that may affect their wellbeing.
Dean Anthony Da Conceicao has released some straightforward tips on how to deliver the best and most effective services for people with autism.
Mental Health issues experiences by litigants in person was highlighted as one of the key issues facing the sector but following our Mental Health training in April it emerged that supporting staff and volunteers who engage with distressed people in emotive circumstances is just as important.