Kirkintilloch pupils help to launch new ‘Make it Count’ campaign to tackle mental health crisis in schools

Pupils, teachers and parents from Kirkintilloch High School in East Dunbartonshire helped launch the new ‘#Make it Count’ campaign from the Mental Health Foundation Scotland. Launching on World Mental Health Day, the new campaign calls for the Scottish Government to tackle the growing mental health crisis in schools, after new figures published today revealed a quarter of Scottish parents say academic pressure is causing their children to feel stressed. Kirkintilloch High School has been chosen to launch the campaign, due to its proactive approach to mental health and wellbeing, which…

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HMUK highlights Music Minds Matter service on World Mental Health Day 2018

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October, Help Musicians UK highlighted its around the clock, dedicated support line and service for the music industry, Music Minds Matter, through several key industry collaborations and partnerships, as well as a special social media campaign #MyMusicMindMatters. A growing music industry population needs preventative support, as evidenced by new data revealing nearly 3 in every 4 people who contacted Music Minds Matter were in need of a listening ear and advice. New statistics on those contacting the Music Minds Matter…

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Wavemaker Take Over 1Rebel in Support of Young Minds on World Mental Health Day

On London 10th October Media, Content and Technology agency Wavemaker, partnered with 12 media owners for a one-day takeover of 1Rebel Southbank, offering a schedule of exclusive classes for staff and showcasing their ongoing commitment to promoting the importance of mental health amongst young people. Media Owners including DMG, JC Decaux, Twitter, DCM, Blis, Outdoor Plus, Ocean, Hearst, Mobsta, ESI, Facebook and Telegraph are each sponsoring a different 1Rebel signature class throughout the day. Classes are open for anyone at Wavemaker to attend and donations will be collected to raise…

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Emika releases new album in support of Music Minds Matter service

Electronic artist Emika’s forthcoming album ‘Falling in Love With Sadness’ will be released on October 10, World Mental Health Day, in partnership with Help Musicians UK. From the 9 September until the 10 October 2018, a portion of the proceeds from the album pre-sales will be donated to Music Minds Matter, our 24/7 dedicated mental health support line and service for the music industry. Alongside the release, Emika is inviting people from all over the world to share their experiences of depression, anonymously and in different languages, on her website…

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PRCA marks World Mental Health Day with new toolkit and partnership with MHFA England

To mark World Mental Health Day, the PRCA has launched a Mental Health Toolkit to raise awareness about the issue and to give PR and communications practitioners the tools to manage their mental health. Throughout the toolkit there are resources from leading mental health organisations such as Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, Mind, and Business in the Community. There are case studies from organisations in the industry that are implementing policies to help their employees manage their mental health; and industry-specific research carried out by the PRCA, PRWeek, and…

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