Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I’m running 230 kilometres through the Amazon rainforest of Peru. The actual event is called the Jungle Ultra, and I’m doing the event to raise money and awareness for OCD Action. Why do I take on these massive challenges? My answer is this. Number 1 – it gives my pain some kind of purpose. …

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FEELING BLUE? Mental Health at Cambridge University | Documentary

FEELING BLUE? Mental Health at Cambridge University | Documentary

You know, there’s this great… I have it pinned up somewhere somewhere on my wall this bit from ‘Under the Volcano’ by Malcolm Lowry. It has this wonderful excerpt from it on on being in Cambridge sort of being almost sort of seasick from from walking around on this, this shifting ship of a place …

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Professor Judith Bliss on pressures in the workplace and mental health

Professor Judith Bliss on pressures in the workplace and mental health

People who suffer from mental health issues usually learn strategies to cope with it, however the stresses and pressures of the workplace can make it harder to implement those coping strategies, particularly if it coincides with somebody having an episode of anxiety or depression. So I think we need to be aware at the earliest …

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My 7 Friends – Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

My 7 Friends – Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and you are probably going to be seeing a lot of statistics surrounding mental health, however I thought I would tell you guys some of my own statistics. About 7 of my friends and me. 2 of us started to struggle with our mental health in our teenage …

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Pooky Knightsmith on mental health awareness week

Pooky Knightsmith on mental health awareness week

So I’m working with Headstart Kernow to have a look at how we can do some further work from some videos that young people made relating to mental health and wellbeing and the videos are fantastic and I’d really like to help them reach further across Cornwall and also nationally as well young people are …

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Dr Karen Newbigging on mental health research

Dr Karen Newbigging on mental health research

So I think mental health research is a really important area of study because mental health is an issue for one in four of our population and it is often an area in research terms that gets maybe less attention. My research is predominantly about how the mental health system can be changed and improved …

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West Auckland community garden commemorates Mental Health Week

West Auckland community garden commemorates Mental Health Week

Let nature in, strengthen your wellbeing. That’s the theme for this year’s Mental Health Week. And as Hania Douglas reports, a street in West Auckland is getting behind a community garden to mark the occasion. The idea came from wanting to get to know the neighbours. And led to David Frost and his family offering …

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Top tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Top tips for Mental Health Awareness Week

Hi I’m Katie-Rebecca Whitham. I’m 21 and a Peer Educator with Girlguiding Scotland. As a Peer Educator I get to go out and talk to girls in guiding groups, Brownie groups and Senior Section groups all about important topics like mental health through sessions such as Think Resilient. I myself was bullied and found feeling …

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH 2018

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH 2018

it is the most wonderful time of the year and no it’s not Christmas it’s even better it is Mental Health Awareness Month so in this video we’re gonna talk about the importance of this month so make sure that you stay tuned what is up everybody this is Chris from the rewired soul where …

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Natalie Goodman – Mental Health Awareness Week

Hi, my name is Natalie. I work for Newcastle Council. I wanted to talk to you this week because it’s Mental Health Week and I wanted to talk to you a bit about myself. I’ve struggled with depression all of my working life. I was ill for most of last year but I was at …

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