Yet more negative reporting on mental health issues….. I was asked by a colleague to look into the recent frenzy surrounding the mental health debate on stigma and public opinion. This time it is about a comment possibly made with best interest concerns at heart. Sadly, MP Chamali Fernando’s comments did not provide a suitable response to the question asked about how best to support people managing mental health issues and only served to create a huge backlash. My colleague […]
This health and wellbeing event takes place on Thursday the 23rd of April 2015 at Birmingham City University, Student Hub Millennium Point. Interested parties should contact the wellbeing advisers at BCU.
The Mind Needs Seminar takes place May 11th 2015 at the MAC Birmingham. The event is hosted for Needs Assessors from the East & West Midlands as well as for Hunkins Choice student ambassadors. For more details contact us today
Short video on mental health and stigma for young people
Hunkins cHoice Newsletter 4 – Autumn 2014
I found this interesting as it was simple but clearly thought provoking. For mentors to see how the work they do, can enhance their resilience, to the knocks often faced when mentoring becomes difficult especially when the mentee cancels or the mentoring is ended. It is often hard to explain to mentees exactly the benefits of mentoring other than goal setting, however, there are subtle holistic life changes both the mentee and the mentor experience, which should be harnessed and considered to provide education in resilience and self regulation for a positive future in self management. Fay Hunkins Walcott