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Children and young people’s mental health workforce strategy

30th May 2019

This strategy focuses on those whose jobs support the mental health of children and young people (the workforce) and aims to explain why this topic is important, what we did to explore it and our findings. It includes a list of challenges that surfaced when we were talking to services, professionals and young people; these […]

Good Thinking – Community Manager Mental Health & Wellbeing Roundtable

12th April 2019

Presentations given at the March 2019 roundtable hosted by Good Thinking to explore the roles that online community managers play in supporting Londoners’ mental health and wellbeing. This event forms the foundations for Good Thinking to build tools and resources for community managers that will optimise their roles while improving their own mental health.  Learn […]

How can you tell if you’re about to burn out?

10th April 2019

April is #StressAwarenessMonth in the UK and Dr Richard Graham, Good Thinking’s Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead, has been discovering: do people always know when they’re stressed? “At Good Thinking we wanted to dig a little deeper into stress. Do people always know when they’re stressed? The answer was quite surprising. And when we look […]

London’s one-stop-shop for current and reliable data on mental health services

29th March 2019

  Developed by Healthy London Partnership in collaboration with NHS Benchmarking, the London Mental Health Dashboard makes a wide range of London’s mental health data publicly accessible in one place. Zoë Morris, programme manager at NHS Benchmarking Network, reflects on the development and journey of the dashboard to date. “Launched in October 2016, the London […]

Good thinking: promo tools for your organisation

29th March 2019

Templates and images designed to support partners to promote Good Thinking within their organisations. Please feel free to use the materials on this page to raise awareness of Good Thinking. If you need additional resolutions or other types of material, please get in touch. Logo Add the logo to your intranet or website and link it […]

It’s World Sleep Day on 15 March 2019

12th March 2019

It’s World Sleep Day on Friday 15 March 2019, so when Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead for Good Thinking, says, “We really need to talk about sleep,” we sit up and listen: “As World Sleep Day approaches, spare a thought for those who did not sleep well last night, especially if that […]

Services for perinatal mental health problems are now available across all of London

28th February 2019

Expectant and new mums across London set to benefit by £6m extra investment in mental health care Becoming a mum can be one of the most exciting and daunting experiences in a women’s life. The time between conceiving a baby until the baby’s first birthday, known as the perinatal period, is one often filled with […]

It’s Time to Talk Day 2019: Thursday 7 February

7th February 2019

Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Lead for Good Thinking, explains how the journey from listening to talking can be very personal – and that’s OK They say it’s good to talk, and in our age of ‘chat’ and social media we might have dropped the ball on that. But on Time to Talk […]