what is mental health first aid?

What the Health is Mental Health First Aid? – MHFA for Dummies!

Hey you article reader, yes you!

Can you tell me what Mental Health is without reading any further?

When I did my MHFA instructor course this was asked, I had my version (non-Googled one) and everyone else has their versions.

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Mental Health is Still Waiting for its Messiah!

Mental Health is Still Waiting for its Messiah!

Mental health, mental health, mental health!!!

 These days you seem to hear the phrase everywhere, as per my last article, COVID19 has done more to raise the awareness of mental health than any other factor in the last 10yrs!

As the saying goes, better late than never!

If there is a part of the human function that is in its own league when it comes to not being understood, nurtured, discussed and addressed correctly, then Mental Health is the winner by a million miles.

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covid19 - the unlikely ally of mental health

COVID19 – The Unlikely Ally of Mental Health Awareness

Mental health has been for far too long a subject too taboo to discuss.

Ruby Wax quoted this perfectly when she said “How come every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy, except the brain?”

This truly is the case and that’s not just an opinion, let’s take a look at the construction industry which has the highest rate of suicide of any profession in the UK, a male dominated industry. This disturbingly coincides with the fact that the highest rate of suicides in the UK are men between 40-50yrs old.

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