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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week: 10th – 16th May 2021. The theme for this year is #ConnectWithNature. So we wanted to collate a list of all the great resources and tips that are coming out to raise awareness and support Mental Health, along with a few insights into what makes our own team smile at the moment! Keep your eyes peeled …

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Volunteers needed – Stepping Stones Project

Could you support children and young people with their mental health?

Stepping Stones is a brand-new project that was developed, and will be delivered, collaboratively with the Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group and Service Six addressing the need to support children and young people transitioning from long-term inpatient mental health units back into the wider community. Volunteering Matters are looking for volunteers to support this project that starts in April 2021.

The key purpose of the volunteering role

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Supporting Young People’s Mental Health

YiS are offering a FREE mental health and wellbeing session for those supporting young people’s mental health.

About this Event

Community Action: MK are delighted to be able to facilitate this FREE offer from YiS Young People’s Mental Health, of a mental health and wellbeing session for those that are working to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

This session is aimed mainly at volunteers who support young people, but can include parents/ carers and young people themselves.

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Mental Health

We are encouraged to always try and talk about our mental health. But with so many different aspects impacting our mental health, especially during the global pandemic we all find ourselves in, information about mental health can become quite overwhelming. Our wonderful colleague, Sue, has put together a simplified summary of different parts of our mental health and how we’ve recognised it as an organisation, as well as some useful signposts for your interest.

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Give Your Mind a Minute this World Mental Health Day (10th October 2020)

Welcome to this update from MK Yis’ Wellbeing Champions. 

World Mental Health Day is fast approaching, this is a day when the world comes together to raise awareness of mental health and mental illness. The theme for this year is around greater investment and greater access. This comes at a time when we are experiencing the unprecedented impact of the global health emergency due to Covid-19 and the impact that this is having on the mental health of many

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