Programmes

Workplace Wellbeing

Mental ill health is estimated to cost UK businesses £35 billion annually and is the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK, with 127 million hours of work lost in 2015 due to mental health-related absence – the equivalent of around 75,000 individuals losing the entire working year. However, for all but the biggest…

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Mentally Healthy Schools

One in ten children will experience a mental health difficulty at least once before age 11, and many adults with lifetime mental health issues can trace their symptoms back to childhood. We also know that many children can wait up to ten years before effective diagnosis or treatment. Mental health support in schools can make…

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Armed Forces Community

In October 2017, The Royal Foundation and the Ministry of Defence signed an agreement to work together to change the conversation on mental health across HM Forces. The hope is that we can help our serving personnel to adopt a more positive and constructive understanding of promoting good mental fitness across the military. Watch Prince…

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Mental Health Innovations

During the Heads Together campaign, we found that whilst more people are prepared to talk about their mental health, better tools are needed to help them start a conversation. People need help building the confidence to talk about how they’re feeling, whether they’re in times of calm, or times of crisis, and digital innovation is…

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Supporting Maternal Mental Health

In 2016, the Centre for Mental Health published the report ‘Missed Opportunities: A review of recent evidence into children and young people’s mental health’, which suggested that mental health problems affect one in ten children and young people. It goes on to say that: “A range of interventions can help to protect mental health from…

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