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How are you?

How are you today? Many of us will answer ‘Fine’, even when we’re not. This exchange is often another way of saying hello. I would argue that we have all asked the same question and given the same answer many times,…

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World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day! Just like physical health, we all have mental health and need to care for it. It is easy to say we’re OK when we’re not, and to forget to look after our mental…

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IAPT webinar

Please join our colleagues from the Calderdale talking therapies service at a national IAPT webinar on Tuesday, 26 June. The webinar will run from 10.00-11.00am and will include discussion of our Calderdale team’s experience of integrating long-term conditions and talking…

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Talking helps — and it’s free

Each year, one in four of us will experience a mental health issue. Talking therapies can help us to understand and work through difficult feelings and develop strategies for coping better. This week, healthcare clinicians from Insight Healthcare, a free…

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It’s Time to Talk Day

Any day is the perfect time to talk about mental health, but we know that many people feel anxious or ashamed to start that conversation. Despite the great gains that have been made in raising awareness of mental health…

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It’s World Mental Health Day!

Today is World Mental Health Day! This year’s theme is ‘mental health in the workplace’. Work can be fulfilling and satisfying, but it can also make us feel stressed or low. We have chosen to highlight the Five Ways to…

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

At Concern Group we are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May)! This year’s theme is ‘Surviving or thriving?’ This is something we think a lot about across the Group, as our mission is to improve the mental health and…

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World Mental Health Day

Happy World Mental Health Day! The theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is psychological first aid for all. Psychological first aid (PFA) describes a humane, supportive response to someone who is suffering and may…

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Celebrating 30 years of Concern Group

This is a very special year for us, as it marks the 30th anniversary of Concern Group! On Friday we celebrated the Group’s achievements at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, with a ceremony which included the presentation of our Employee Awards. Speakers included…

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