Stories

A story on overcoming the effects of bullying.

  The most challenging time in my life was during secondary school. Primary school felt so innocent in comparison, having no cares in the world, you just looked forward to going to school and playing with your friends.  Having said that, I had amazing friends throughout my time in secondary school, but unfortunately, I was…

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Marie shares her story on overcoming lifelong anxiety

  Ten years ago, I was set to enjoy life after moving home and settling into a new area. Instead of beginning a fresh and positive chapter, a seemingly endless downward spiral of poor health and adversity left both myself and my husband unable to work, afford our home or support our growing family, until…

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Georgie’s tips for helping your colleagues with their mental health at work

Georgie is a great friend of Heads Together, and a Blue Light Champion for Mind. Here, she gives us some tips on supporting our colleagues at work: Once Christmas and the New Year festivities are out of the way, the reality of starting a new year and going back to work soon kicks in. The…

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The Duke of Cambridge launches ‘Mental Health at Work’

Yesterday, The Duke of Cambridge launched ‘Mental Health at Work’, a new initiative from Heads Together and Mind aiming to change the way that we approach workplace mental health across the UK. Head to Mental Health at Work now A major study into workplace wellbeing by Mind has revealed that poor mental health at work…

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“None of us have anything to lose by embracing our courage and bravery, doing so saved me in every way possible.”

Courage, in particular your courage, yep that’s right we’ve all got it, as human beings it’s an ingrained attribute and strength, just as much as sadness and anger are ingrained too. No matter how small it may be, how buried within you, have no doubt that it’s there and is oh so very often overlooked,…

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