Major new wellbeing campaign to guide people to better mental health
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Competitive Salary
Leavesden, London, UK
GLL
Up to £19,775 per annum
York, North Yorkshire, UK
star job
Kirklees Active Leisure
£37,042 per annum
Huddersfield, UK
énergie fitness
Competitive
Warrington, UK
Impulse Leisure
£8.23 – £9.25 an hour
Adur, West Sussex, UK

Major new wellbeing campaign to guide people to better mental health

Job opportunities
Kirklees Active Leisure
£37,042 per annum
location: Huddersfield, UK
truGym
Competitive Salary and Benefits
location: Stevenage
Luxe Fitness
Competitive
location: Bristol, UK
more jobs

A major nation-wide campaign is aiming to help people build simple changes into their daily lives, in order to improve their mental wellbeing.

Launched on 7 October, Every Mind Matters has been created in partnership between the NHS and Public Health England (PHE).

The digital mental health action plan has been developed over the past 18 months by clinical and academic experts and national mental health charities. It also utilises input from people who have experienced poor mental health.

At the centre of the campaign is an online platform, designed to suggest some of the steps people can take to be better prepared for life’s "ups and downs".

The platform allows users to create a personalised action plan recommending a set of self-care actions. The service is based on a ‘Mind Plan’, which asks users five questions about their mental wellbeing – including their mood, sleep patterns, daily anxiety and stress levels and their day-to-day worries.

Based on the answers, the platform produces a personalised list of actions to take, which range from changes in daily habits to exercising more.

If the answers given by the user suggest they have serious mental health concerns, the plan encourages them to sign up for therapy through the free NHS therapy service IAPT.

Every Mind Matters will work together with a number of high-profile supporters to highlight the service. Those taking part include The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who feature in a TV advert to be broadcast across national channels.

The launch comes after a PHE survey revealed more than eight in ten (83 per cent) people have experienced early signs of poor mental health including feeling anxious, stressed, having low mood or trouble sleeping in the last 12 months.

"While these can be a natural response to life’s challenges, they can become more serious if people don’t take action – and many wait too long," the PHE said in a statement.

Sport will feature heavily in the campaign too. As well as physical activity being among the suggested actions to take in order to improve mental wellbeing, organisations such as the England and Wales Cricket Board have declared their official support of the campaign.

ECB will promote Every Mind Matters to staff, the wider cricketing network and supporters in a number of ways.

• To try the Every Mind Matters tool, click here.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
A major nation-wide campaign is aiming to help people build simple changes into their daily lives, in order to improve their mental wellbeing.
SAR,HAF,PUB
imagesX/THUMB343275_191325_563010.jpg

More News

1 - 15 of 42,126
18 Oct 2019
Physical activity bodies ukactive and EuropeActive have agreed to strengthen their partnership in the event of the UK leaving the European Union. ukactive CEO Huw ... More
18 Oct 2019
A long-planned project to drill for geothermal heat to power the Eden Project site in Cornwall will finally go ahead, after EU and Cornwall Council ... More
18 Oct 2019
David Walliams, the comedian, actor and best-selling author, is partnering with the UK's Alton Towers Resort to bring characters from his children's books to life ... More
18 Oct 2019
Funding support for York's National Railway Museum, Coventry's 2021 UK City of Culture programme and infrastructure and maintenance work at local and regional museums across ... More
18 Oct 2019
MVRDV has recently completed the WERK12 mixed-use building in Munich, Germany, with elements that can be adapted for use by different tenants and an artistic ... More
18 Oct 2019
The first-ever FIBO Southeast Asia fitness event will be held in Singapore next year. Taking place at the iconic Marina Bay Sands from 24 to ... More
MoveGB
MoveGB
18 Oct 2019
Cancer survivors should undertake a minimum of 90 minutes of aerobic and resistance training each week, according to new guidelines published in the Medicine & ... More
18 Oct 2019
Native has opened the UK's largest aparthotel, designed by Archer Humphryes Architects, in Manchester's former Ducie Street railway goods warehouse. Covering 20,000sq ft (1,900sq m), ... More
18 Oct 2019
The Health Foundation has called for a more joined-up, whole government approach to policy-making, in order to ensure the future health of young people. The ... More
17 Oct 2019
Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded by Arianna Huffington, has acquired neuroscience-based AI company Boundless Mind. Boundless specialises in behavioural design ... More
17 Oct 2019
Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age. A study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology investigated the ... More
17 Oct 2019
LXA has inserted a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) indoor/outdoor boxing gym into a mixed-use building in London for use by local residents and office workers. ... More
EMD UK
EMD UK
17 Oct 2019
A £13m (US$16.8m, €15.1m) project to create a museum that celebrates Blackpool's role in the development of British popular culture is moving forward, following the ... More
17 Oct 2019
The number of UK adults classed as physically active has increased by 1 million in the past four years. Latest figures from Sport England's Active ... More
16 Oct 2019
The government is investing an additional £13m in Bikeability, a programme designed to ensure schoolchildren across England will learn essential cycling skills. Bikeability training is ... More
Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS)
Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS)
1 - 15 of 42,126
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University