Nearly half of Plymouth workers haven’t received mental health support despite rise in anxiety, study reveals

Authored by News Desk

A survey carried out by mental health organisation, TalkOut, has revealed that 48% of Plymouth workers haven’t received any mental health support or advice from their employer since the pandemic hit in March.

The study found that 33% of respondents had felt anxious and apprehensive about returning to work, while 37% said that their mental health is worse now compared to before the...

‘Don’t suffer in silence’ – help at hand for anyone in Devon feeling anxious about leaving lockdown

Authored by Mary

People in Devon who are worried or anxious about coping with the newly relaxed lockdown measures are being offered help and support.

A further easing of lockdown measures on Saturday, 4 July, has left many people concerned about going back to pre-Covid social situations, such as visiting a restaurant, or about the catching virus itself while out and about.

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Don't face you troubles alone...

Authored by fireproof pr

Most people feel worried, low, fearful or distressed at some time in their lives and these feelings often appear heightened at during the festive period.

Money or health worries, loneliness, or family tensions, don’t simply disappear just because it’s Christmas. In fact, these stresses can be worse at this time of year.

The hype associated with Christmas and New Year can make...

New online support service for young people announced on World Mental Health Day

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Thousands of children and young people will be able to access an online advice service for support dealing with issues such as depression and anxiety as a result of a £500,000 government investment.

Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd has awarded funding to children’s charity MindFull , a new service which gives vulnerable young people access to counselling support services wherever...

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