Mental health related articles

  1. 16/01/2020

    The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has set out to change the law on inquests to help reveal the full extent of the link between gambling and suicide for the first time.

  2. 22/05/2020

    A rise in stress levels as a result of the coronavirus pandemic was a key factor in setting up an emotional health and well-being phone line for people aged 18 years and above at St Germain’s Church in Birmingham.

  3. 14/05/2021

    Churches are marking the annual Mental Health Awareness Week amid a year of intense pressure on mental health services.

  4. 22/05/2020

    The Duke of Cambridge will urge people who are concerned about their mental health or that of others to reach out and start a conversation, in a contribution to this Sunday’s  Church of England national online service, marking the end of Mental Health Awareness Week.

  5. 18/05/2020

    A new phoneline run by 90 lay and clergy chaplains has been set up to provide emotional support for those suffering from COVID-19 related anxiety in the Avon and Somerset area.

  6. 26/01/2022

    Drop-in sessions at a Church of England parish, set up to provide a ‘safe space’ for people feeling anxious or lonely in the wake of the pandemic, have proved so popular that they are being expanded to cater for demand.

  7. 15/06/2020

    A series of reflections from the Church of England aimed at supporting good mental health during the coronavirus pandemic will provide themes for the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service over the next fortnight.

  8. 20/05/2020

    During Mental Health Awareness Week, Revd Jeremy Law, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on the impact that the coronavirus emergency has had on the mental health chaplaincy there.

  9. 26/03/2020

    A series of reflections on how to cope with anxiety and loneliness in the face of the coronavirus pandemic are published today by the Church of England.

  10. 19/05/2020

    St Albans Cathedral has pledged its support for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week by illuminating the West End in turquoise.