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We foster and focus on positivity, practical ways of living more meaningful life and connecting like minded people on issues that matter to all.
We are an Organisation that share, educate and inform on various issues around mental health. With the recent turn around of events, suicides, negative media effect on people, depressions, relationship breakdown, loneliness. We will seek to bring about awareness of mental health issues, the warning signs, coping mechanisms and ways to over come it.
Everyone’s experiences with mental health differ in some way, but you never know how many people are in similar positions and how helpful it can be to hear other peoples experiences and how they may have coped. This is a place that facilitates, just that.
Support of any kind, let alone the right kind, can be hard to find if you don’t know where to look, so this portal serves as nexus of information that could potentially be helpful for you or anyone you know, who would benefit from support. Please contact Us to learn more.
Suicide is a real and under addressed problem in our society at the moment, even more so in the city centres of the country. There are 24 hour services that are available to offer some support and company to those going through the trying times that these harmful thoughts bring.
Estimates show that mental illness account for up to 14% of the global burden of disease with approximately 450 million people worldwide having some kind of a mental disorder (WHO)
We cannot afford to ignore the numbers. We must defy mental illness, reduce these numbers, defy stigma at all cost quickly.
The UK has one of the highest rates of self-harm in Europe, at 400 per 100,000 population.
Depression is estimated to be the second biggest ailment in the world after heart disease
1 in 10 children between the ages of 1-15 are faced with a mental disorder
Mental illness first appeared in the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte in 1847
The following are quick helplines:
Samaritans 24/7 UK hotline: 116 123
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – FOR MEN: 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight everyday
Papyrus – for under 35s: 0800 068 41 41 – Mon to Fri 10am to 10pm, Weekends – 2pm to 10pm, Bank Holidays – 2pm to 5pm
Text: 07786 209697 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Childline – for people under the age of 19: 0800 1111 – number won’t show up on phone bill
The Silver Line – for older people: 0800 4 70 80 90
Undertaking positions such as housing officer, and being the head of the support and care unit for the London Borough of Brent, Lade has dealt with everyone from the homeless and less fortunate that she works tirelessly to help; up to the people in power who have a real say in the change of the borough and the city at large.
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