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Good Thinking partners with tomo to help Londoners build healthy habits to improve wellbeing

9th August 2020

Good Thinking, the NHS-approved digital mental wellbeing service for London, has partnered with tomo, an app expertly designed to support you with many of life’s obstacles, including social anxiety, poor sleep and keeping on top of everyday tasks. Combining digital peer support with proven therapeutic techniques, the friendly tomo bot suggests habits that will improve […]

Online training package for health professionals release first mental health module on eating disorders

14th July 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first mental health module on eating disorders. London’s dynamic e-learning portal for acute paediatric health professionals is now in its second year, with 871 paediatric representatives registered from across all 30 acute hospital sites in London. Developed by Healthy London Partnership, in collaboration with Health Education […]

Thrive LDN awards £170,000 to inspiring community projects supporting Londoners experiencing the greatest levels of discrimination

10th July 2020

A new Right to Thrive grants scheme has today (Friday, 10 July 2020) awarded more than £170,000 to 24 community and grassroots projects across London to help support the mental health and wellbeing of those who are experiencing higher levels of unfair treatment and discrimination. The projects range from supporting mental health outcomes for refugees, […]

Mental health services for looked after children and care leavers – new survey results

6th July 2020

NEWS: Healthy London Partnership (HLP) today (Monday, 6 July 2020) have published a report on the survey of mental health services for looked after children and care leavers. The report draws attention to themes emerging from a survey undertaken during 2019 of mental health services for looked after children and care leavers across London by […]

Fast-Track Cities June 2020 update

30th June 2020

Black lives matter As protests against racial injustice continue across the world, we’d like to make clear that the Fast-Track Cities London team stands firmly in solidarity with the Black community and the essential movement towards true equality, cooperation, respect, and inclusion. We believe our greatest strength is in standing together. We refuse racism, hatred […]

HIV testing for people who are homeless

9th June 2020

What happened? The COVID-19 pandemic has meant London has been working together to bring many people who experience homelessness into hotels across the city, so they can stay safe. This presented an opportunity to test many of these people for HIV and some other sexually transmitted diseases. Fast-Track Cities London has supported the Find and Treat homeless […]

Good Thinking’s response to COVID-19

2nd June 2020

Good Thinking continues to provide a critical component of the London public mental health response to COVID-19 as part of the public health systems resilience mental wellbeing workstream. For the latest from Good Thinking, please read our Nov newsletter. Archived June 2020 20th April 2020 As the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) has evolved, the Good […]

Mental health in schools toolkit relaunched

1st June 2020

Supporting children and young people with their emotional wellbeing and mental health is critical to help them achieve their potential. Since the coronavirus outbreak, many young people feel worried, anxious or isolated during these challenging times, but there are things we can all do to help and to prevent things from becoming more serious. From […]