Tag: Thrive LDN

New community grants available for Londoners experiencing the greatest levels of discrimination

21st January 2020

A new grants scheme has been launched to help support the mental health and wellbeing of Londoners who are experiencing higher levels of unfair treatment and discrimination. The Right to Thrive grants scheme aims to make additional support available to communities and groups who are particularly vulnerable to experiencing poor mental health. The grants scheme was launched […]

Citywide movement for mental health is helping Londoners to thrive

8th January 2020

More than 200,000 people took part in events and activities to improve mental health and tackle inequalities as part of the Thrive LDN movement in 2019. More than 35,000 Londoners have supported a citywide Zero Suicide London campaign by taking free, online suicide prevention training. 1,200 people participated in film-based outreach and events for Londoners […]

Young Londoners takeover City Hall for a World Mental Health Day Festival

10th October 2019

London’s citywide movement to improve mental health and wellbeing, Thrive LDN, has worked in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team to takeover City Hall for an all-day young Londoner-led festival to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2019.   The festival, which took place throughout the public spaces of City Hall on […]

More than 100 instructors trained in Thrive LDN Youth Mental Health First Aid programme

29th March 2019

More than 100 Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England instructors have now been trained as part of the first stage of the Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme, in partnership with MHFA England. This has more than doubled the number of Youth MHFA instructors in London. Launched in August 2018, the ground-breaking […]

Thrive LDN highlighted as an example of creative, community approach to mental health

7th November 2018

In response to Matt Hancock’s recent announcement, as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, about prevention as an integral part of the NHS’s long term plan, Antonis Kousoulis and Isabella Goldie from the Mental Health Foundation call for a revision in the way we view mental health. They highlight the Thrive LDN movement as an example of citywide leadership directly guiding […]

Update from the London Mental Health and Employment Partnership

23rd October 2018

In its launch publication, Towards Happier, Healthier Lives, Thrive LDN made three key recommendations in relation to employment and mental health in the capital: Making employment a health outcome for people affected by both common and more serious mental health within NHS, Social Care and Public Health agencies plans and shining a light on the […]

A Celebration of World Mental Health Day 2018 at City Hall

8th October 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN, in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team, are holding an event to celebrate Work Mental Health Day at City Hall. The aim of the event is to talk freely about mental health and attempt to reduce the social stigma behind it, through raising awareness and understanding of […]