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Over 100 instructors trained in Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme

29th March 2019

Over 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 programme […]

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 […]

Every London school to have access to Youth Mental Health First Aid by 2021

13th August 2018

A ground-breaking programme has been launched to ensure every state-funded primary, secondary school and further education college in London has access to Youth Mental Health First Aid by 2021. The programme is a collaboration between Thrive LDN and Mental Health First Aid England, supported by funding from the Mayor of London through the Young Londoners […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Kingston

11th July 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN have partnered with Discover to deliver storytelling sessions for parents and young children. If you’re in the area, then come along! Thrive LDN has worked with Discover Storytelling Centre to develop a concept that incorporates storytelling, keeps kids entertained and demonstrates ways for parents/carers to address mental health and wellbeing […]

Discover Storytelling for parents and children in Deptford

11th July 2018

Our colleagues at Thrive LDN have partnered with Discover to deliver storytelling sessions for parents and young children. If you’re in the area, then come along! Thrive LDN has worked with Discover Storytelling Centre to develop a concept that incorporates storytelling, keeps kids entertained and demonstrates ways for parents/carers to address mental health and wellbeing […]