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Time to Talk Day 2018

Posted on 1 February 2018 by Hilary Green

Today is #TimetoTalkDay 2018, which is part of the #TimeToChange initiative. We are all being urged to talk more openly – and without fear – about mental health.  According to Time to Change, it’s about breaking down stereotypes, improving relationships, supporting recovery, and reducing stigma. Mental health problems are, of course, very common. In fact,
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Dry January 2018 – take part!

Posted on 14 December 2017 by Hilary Green

As you embark on the Christmas Party season, now is the time to think about signing up for Dry January 2018.  Why not make a decision, today?  Then, when the festivities are over and you’ve chucked out the empties, you’ll be prepared for the challenge of an alcohol-free January starting on New Year’s Day. There
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International Stress Awareness Day 2017 – University support

Posted on 1 November 2017 by Keith Lynch

Today is #internationalstressawarenessday, and we thought it would be helpful and timely to remind you of some of the services the University provides to help you to better manage stress. The Health and Safety Executive define workplace stress as “The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand place on them
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World Mental Health Day: ‘One thing’ for the workplace #WMHDay

Posted on 10 October 2017 by Keith Lynch

We were delighted to find that workplace wellbeing was going to be the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017 #WMHDay. To participate in the day, we invited some staff around the university to tell us ‘one thing’ that they do to tend to their mental health in the workplace. Here’s what they said: “I
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