Mental Health at Work ‘gateway’ Launch

Earlier this week HRH the Duke of Cambridge launched ‘Mental Health at Work’ – a new ‘online gateway’ funded by The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign. Mental Health at Work is a huge collaboration with the Mental Health charity Mind and a number of key partner organisations from across the UK including Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, Time to Change, HM Government and many more! Here’s what Mental Health at Work has to say about their new service; “Whether you work with 10 people, 10,000 people or just yourself, paying attention to mental health...

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What we are doing and why

A video introducing our new business - a quick explanation about the business, what we are doing and why. Our core mission is to reduce the number of people that die by suicide, which is why we chose today as our launch day - World Suicide Prevention Day. This work is so important. Please watch and share the video and like our business page. If you have been affected by suicide and need someone to talk to- please contact us. You can also contact the Samaritans on 116 123. Contact details: Email: claire@clairerussell.co.uk Facebook: Claire Russell Business...

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day

800,000 people die by suicide every year globally. Most, not all, but most of those people are experiencing mental health issues- depression and anxiety being the most common of those. 676 MILLION people are affected by mental health issues worldwide. We live in a world of permanent connection- it would seem- the internet is always on isn’t it? We are all seemingly ‘connected’ to our phones and social media 24/7. There is a limitless amount of information available to us and so many ways to talk and communicate. And yet despite everything we are still not talking about the...

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When tragedy becomes hope

In my first post I wanted to give you a little insight in to my story so far and share with you why mental health is such an important issue for me and what we are hoping to achieve. I will be posting each week with a mix of articles and features around mental health and what we are up to in a bid to make a positive impact in leading a global shift in mental health – because that is what we intend to do. First, a little background about me. I have owned and managed businesses in...

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