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Learning Together: Mental Health in Schools Celebration Event

7th April 2022

On Thursday 24 March 2022, Healthy London Partnership’s (HLP) children and young people (CYP) mental health team hosted the ‘Learning Together: Mental Health in Schools Celebration’ event. Over 250 attendees joined the event from a range of organisations including health, education, local authorities, and voluntary and charity sectors. Young people and their families also attended and […]

Share your views on mental health support for young Londoners and their families

25th March 2022

London’s mental health trusts and Healthy London Partnership want to hear from young people and their families about their experiences and understanding of local mental health support. Taking care of the mental health of our children and young people has never been more vital. We know that our young people face greater challenges to their mental […]

The Unsung Superhero of Eating Disorder Services

4th March 2022

Contributed by Anny, Blogger and Lived Experience Practitioner with the Healthy London Partnership Adult Eating Disorder Programme Introducing the Administrator. Administrators are often underestimated for what they bring to a service or organisation. Employed as a runner on set rather than cast in a leading role, they’re regularly found hanging on to the bottom rung […]

Eating Disorders and Transitions

3rd March 2022

Contributed by Hannah, Lived Experience Practitioner with the Healthy London Partnership Adult Eating Disorder Programme Trigger warning: this post contains references to struggling with eating disorder conditions. Please ask for support if you need it from your GP or by visiting Beat’s website for information and resources. Individuals with eating disorders commonly experience a range of transitions. […]

Don’t worry alone

3rd March 2022

Supporting young people with eating disorders Contributed by Beat Eating Disorders We know eating disorders are complex mental illnesses. Anyone can have one, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, or background. And they don’t always affect a person’s weight or appearance. Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve seen a sharp increase in young people […]

Surviving

2nd March 2022

Contributed by Jemma, Lived Experience Practitioner Trigger warning: this post contains references to anorexia and struggling with eating disorder conditions. Please ask for support if you need it from your GP or by visiting Beat’s website for information and resources.   When I started trying to write this blog, I found it difficult to order […]

Thoughts from a GP – Supporting the Supporters

1st March 2022

Contributed by Dr Dominique Thompson Names have been changed to maintain confidentiality.   The ripple effect of eating disorders is extensive and toxic. These pernicious and devastating conditions not only have the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder but also have an exceptional ability to disrupt the lives of the people who love […]

The Open Door Policy

28th February 2022

Words and artwork contributed by Anny, Lived Experience Practitioner with the Healthy London Partnership Adult Eating Disorder Programme   A year since going public with my blog, I regularly find myself offering a disclaimer: what I say doesn’t represent the experience or feelings of every Black woman with an eating disorder in the UK. I […]

Training: Community Pharmacy Resources

3rd February 2022

Pharmacy Training Needs Analysis Across September and October 2019, individuals working within a community pharmacy setting within the London region were invited to complete a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) survey, to help identify learning needs in relation to the community pharmacy context. The specific objectives for this survey were to understand the pharmacy community’s knowledge […]

#RightInhalerImage campaign update

1st February 2022

We are pleased to announce that the #RightInhalerImage campaign, launched by HLP’s Children and Young People’s Asthma Programme last year, is being taken forward by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG). The IPCRG has launched a free gallery of images that can be downloaded for use in publications, presentations and other usage. The gallery […]