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Mental Health Foundation
- Takeover Day
Today we hosted a young person from our My Life My Future project as part of National Takeover Day
- Hard-hitting Report Calls for Better Mental Health Services for Children and Young People
Commons Health Committee criticises children and young people's mental health services. The Mental Health Foundation welcomes the report and its call for improvement to services as well as ensuring […]
- Local authorities must invest in public mental health
Following a Freedom of Information request, Mind discovered that local authorities' spending on public mental health is only 1.4% of their public health spending.
- Christmas Carols at Maidstone Mall
Staff, volunteers and people affected by dementia in Kent will be singing Christmas carols at The Mall in Maidstone to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer's Society.
- Intimacy in care homes
Alzheimer's Society is calling for greater training and awareness among care home staff when it comes to sex and relationships.
- Two Alzheimer's Society supporters win Best Bravest Women Awards 2014
Gina Shaw and Viv Galley, who are supporters of Alzheimer's Society, have both won an award at the Best Bravest Women Awards in recognition for their bravery in coping with dementia.