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Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW)
9 May 2022
Join us in raising awareness of mental health and help us to challenge misconceptions about serious mental illness. Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) was started 21 years ago by The Mental Health Foundation and is an annual opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health - it is now one of the biggest awareness weeks both across the UK and globally.
Don’t get distressed, learn how to manage your stress
14 April 2022
Difficulty sleeping, being irritable, feeling overwhelmed and avoiding things or people you are having problems with – just some of the signs you could be experiencing stress. April is Stress Awareness Month and we are encouraging people to find out more about how stress can impact on their health and wellbeing and how they can take steps to manage it.
Mental health research centre in UK first for dementia drug trial
14 March 2022
A clinical research unit in Swindon has recruited the first UK patient to take part in a worldwide study to examine whether a diabetes drug can be used in the treatment for early Alzheimer’s disease
Virtual appointments update
11 March 2022
The way that we hold our virtual appointments is changing a little bit
Innovation and lived experience is helping people with eating disorders
25 February 2022
We are amongst the first mental health trusts in the South West to employ Peer Support Workers to help people experiencing eating disorders in the community. The Trust is also working on research to increase our understanding of eating disorders as well as being part of the team developing an app to support people living with eating disorders.