MHFA England

Dealing with Stress (5-minute read)

We all feel pressure as part of our daily lives, however it’s important to manage this pressure of life.

Pressure starts to trigger our stress hormones and when this pressure is not addressed, it can start to take over our lives. Failing to manage stress, can lead to more serious mental health issues in the long term, such as depression and anxiety.

What is Mental Health First Aid? (3-minute read)

Mental Health First Aid is in fact a programme that was created in Australia by education specialists and mental health professors, Betty Kitchener & Tony Jorm. Betty was a mental nurse and Tony was a mental health researcher. The mental health researchers wanted to expand upon the traditional physical first aid programme, to consider…