#BrightBlueMonday | “Enjoy what comes and don’t dwell on what you can’t control”
In our final #BrightBlueMonday blog, young reporter Anna Marsden insists that we shouldn’t feel weighed down by the dreaded ‘Blue Monday’ tag.
#BrightBlueMonday | Looking at loneliness through an introvert’s eyes
As #BrightBlueMonday nears, Yasmin Salt blogs about how loneliness affects her and other introverts – and reveals one of her best coping mechanisms.
#BrightBlueMonday | "Everybody needs a friend at rough times in their lives"
With #BrightBlueMonday coming up, a creative writer considers how initiating a simple conversation could mean the world to a lonely person.
#BrightBlueMonday | Walking football helped tackle my husband's loneliness after illness
As it’s #BrightBlueMonday next week, one woman explains how an unorthodox sport helped her husband get the ball rolling after illness.
#BrightBlueMonday | Reading can combat loneliness
With #BrightBlueMonday in mind, young reporter May Woods considers the effect reading can have on loneliness.
'Meeting the Mental Health Crisis Need'
- Mike Reeve, Director of Operations for NAViGO
Following a lively twitter debate, Mike Reeve shares his thoughts on mental health crisis services.
'Lessons of Hope & Recovery'
- Yasmin Salt
27-year-old Yasmin Salt has lived with an eating disorder for a large part of her life. This is her story.
- An employment journey
Tukes staff member Michael shares his employment journey, from volunteering and a work placement to an apprenticeship and permanent contract!
'The Great British Open Water Swim Off'
- Ellie Walsh swimming for Star Wards
Ellie Walsh, Assistant Director – Adult Acute/Rehabilitation Mental Health Services, blogs about her work with Star Wards and swimming charity challenge.
'A Personal Journey | Coping with Stress'
- Mental Health Awareness Week
Kick starting Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, Michael Palmer – NAViGO Community Services Manager, shares his personal journey learning to cope with stress.
'A Message from Mike'
- Director of Operations at NAViGO
Mike Reeve, Director of Operations, talks passionately about NAViGO Health and Social Care and the outstanding care we provide in his first attempt at blogging!