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Understand personality disorders: Communications toolkit

24th May 2022

Personality disorders have been called the most misunderstood mental health condition. Now a team of people who have mental health and social difficulties commonly associated with a diagnosis of personality disorder, supported by Healthy London Partnership, is launching a campaign on Wednesday 25 May 2022 to raise awareness of a condition which affects an estimated […]

Personality disorders: Increasing awareness and raising hope

23rd May 2022

 Healthy London Partnership · Understanding Personality Disorders: 1. Telling my story Personality disorders have been called the most misunderstood mental health condition. They have a legacy of confusion and controversy around diagnosis, language, what it means and how it impacts individuals, and even what they should be called. Yet it is estimated that worldwide, […]

Navigating homelessness and loneliness day to day

by Dr Jenny Drife, Consultant Psychiatrist, START Community Mental Health Outreach Team , 13th May 2022

In this homeless health blog, Dr Jenny Drife shares reflections and thought-provoking insights on links between homelessness and loneliness for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek 2022. Jenny is a member of the START Community Mental Health Team for people sleeping rough in Southwark, Lambeth and Croydon.

Creatively Minded: create for change arts-based engagement and research workshop

12th April 2022

  The Creatively Minded: create for change arts-based workshop takes place on 13 April 2022, organised by Healthy London Partnership, Black Thrive, Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind, Partnership for Young London and ThriveLDN. This workshop is being delivered to promote the role of creativity in young people from Black and Asian backgrounds and example […]

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 […]

Translated materials

16th June 2021

The NHS recommends five things you can do to help improve your mental health and wellbeing. These are also encouraged in Islamic teachings. Good Thinking has created this ‘Five ways to good mental wellbeing & Islam’ guide in collaboration with members of London’s Muslim communities, North East London CCG (NEL) and The London Borough of […]

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week with Five ways to Wellbeing and Islam

7th May 2021

Monday 10 May 2021, marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. COVID-19 has impacted the whole world; for almost everyone, life has had to change profoundly with an increase in a range of mental health conditions for adults, from emotional exhaustion, sleep problems and […]

NHS wellbeing webinars return for a new series

23rd March 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on our wellbeing, with many people feeling anxious about its impact on them and their loved ones. Many also have concerns about coming out of lockdown and the future. As we pass the milestone of one year since the first lockdown, Thrive LDN and partners are launching […]

Those hardest hit before the Covid crisis have been disproportionately affected, says new report from Toynbee Hall and Thrive LDN

18th March 2021

As we approach the first anniversary of the first national lockdown, there is growing evidence that the pandemic has widened pre-existing inequalities. The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has not affected everybody equally, says a new report from Toynbee Hall and Thrive LDN. Pandemic Stories Publishing early findings today, Pandemic Stories -a peer-to-peer research report by Toynbee Hall with […]