Tag Archive for 'depression'

Guernsey conference on managing mental well-being in the workplace

July 23rd, 2013 by Guernsey Mind

Guernsey Mind is holding a conference for local business leaders on cost-effective workplace management strategies to support mental well-being. ‘Mental Wellbeing is Every Employees Business‘ Conference with UK and Guernsey speakers takes place at Les Cotils on 24 September 2013. John Curran, Guernsey Mind chairman, said “staff well-being is one of the most important factors in […]

Adult education courses improve mental health and well-being

November 12th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Learning a language or brushing up on your maths skills in your spare time can boost your life satisfaction in the same way as a £750 a year pay rise, according to research commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. People who take an adult learning course, ranging from an art class […]

Helping others does you good

June 9th, 2012 by Mental Health Foundation

The UK charity, Mental Health Foundation, has published its Doing Good? report. The report highlights the impact that helping others has on people’s mental health and well-being, following a public attitude survey which showed that people believe society has become more selfish. The UK faces challenging and unstable times with volatile economic markets and job […]

Issues facing disabled people and their families in Guernsey

April 12th, 2012 by Guernsey Disability Alliance

Disability isn’t just wheelchairs and white sticks It’s natural to think of people with mobility problems when you hear the word “disabled”. But the term is much broader than that. A disabled islander could be someone with a mental health problem, a learning difficulty, a visual or hearing impairment or a long-term illness like cancer. […]

Philippi Guernsey counselling and training service

October 14th, 2011 by Guernsey Mind

The Philippi Guernsey counselling service is available to all who live in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. There is no charge for counselling but clients are asked for a donation within their means.  These donations go towards the day to day running of the service. For information on the counselling provided and for contact details please […]

Mental Health Service Users Group

October 13th, 2011 by Guernsey Mind

Past and present mental health service users in Guernsey come together to share experiences and views and offer support and friendship. The MHSUG committee meets monthly and a General Meeting takes place very quarter. For more information please use the contact details on the flyer, which can be downloaded to your computer.