It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which this year takes a theme we can all relate to: anxiety (#ToHelpMyAnxiety). It's not only a chance to shine a light on our psychological wellbeing (and how to maintain it) but also take stock on mental health service provision and the evolution of societal attitudes to an issue which affects us all.
Jason Brandon is the Mental Health Social Work lead in the office of the Chief Social Worker for Adults at the Department of Health and Social Care.
Another World Mental Health Day has begun. This annual opportunity to prioritise our psychological wellbeing feels more essential than ever in uncertain times.
With so many recent challenges and experiences in the pandemic, Jason Brandon, Mental Health Social Work Lead at DHSC, can’t think of a more suitable title to this blog post, which describes the dignity and professionalism of the approved mental health professional (AMHP) workforce. It's National AMHP Day!
Loneliness, the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, provides us with a timely reminder of a common trigger to poor mental health and emotional wellbeing, inside and outside the social work profession.
"‘Mental health in an unequal world’, this year’s World Mental Health Day theme, is one I believe all mental health social work colleagues can relate to" says Jason Brandon, Mental Health Social Work Lead at DHSC.