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Welcome to the LMWS Blog
Mental wellbeing is a key part of all our lives and, whether it's worry or stress, depression or fear, everyone encounters difficulties at some point. However, despite great strides in mental health awareness, the range of therapies and support can still be hard to navigate.
The LMWS Blog is here to help demystify mental health conditions and introduce the support available at LMWS and across the UK.
The Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS) has introduced 3 new Inclusion Coordinators as part of plans to improve mental health access in Leeds. Read more
Every year, November is marked and celebrated as Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s also known as Movember, as men around the world grow moustaches to raise awareness of men’s health issues including prostate and testicular cancer, as well as men’s mental health and suicide prevention. Read more.
Today, Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS) is taking an important step towards achieving its vision to make sure its services are more accessible and improving the mental health outcomes for the people of Leeds. Read more.
National Co-production Week is back for the eighth year and takes place from 3 – 7 July 2023 under the theme “Co-production in the real world”. Read more.
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Vanessa Suttill explains the link between mental health and suicide, and how LMWS works to ensure people can access the support and guidance to take care of their mental health – and help those around them. Read more.
Loneliness is the focus of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. But what exactly is loneliness – and how can it impact our mental health? Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Tilly Hall, explains how loneliness can affect us at any age – and the many ways we can manage it. Read more.
We all experience stress at one point or another. For Stress Awareness Month 2022, LMWS Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Tilly Hall explores the different facets of stress and the best ways to manage it. Read more.
Diabetes can impact every aspect of daily life – including mental wellbeing. Katie Harper-Smith, Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner at LMWS, explains how those living with this condition can better manage their mental health and wellbeing long term. Read more.
As workplaces begin to reopen across the country, LMWS Employment Adviser, Hannah Beswick explores the critical relationship between wellbeing and the workplace. Read more.
Sleep is very important for both our mental wellbeing and physical health. Our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and new Sleep Well session lead, Vanessa Suttill explains how you can improve your sleep and support your mental health. Read more.
What are pronouns? Experts from Touchstone explain how using the right pronouns can protect the mental health of trans and non-binary friends, colleagues and members of the public. Read more.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is proven to help with a wide range of mental health conditions. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, LMWS Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist Sarah Pearson sheds some light on CBT and whether it might be right for you. Read more.
Whether you’re planning, expecting or caring for a new baby, parents can experience a range of mental health issues during this time, from anxiety and depression to PTSD and psychosis. Read more.
Though lockdown has begun to ease, many of us are still struggling with our mental wellbeing. However, our specialists at LMWS have shared some tips to get you back on track – including our free online course. Read more.
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