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We must learn from EU Referendum PR campaign disaster

Running a micro PR consultancy you would expect me to have views on how the EU Referendum PR campaign was executed these last few months and how the ‘rebuilding campaign’ should be run now. First of all, I must get this […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17 May) is now in its 15th year. Introduced by the Mental Health Foundation as a means of generating debate around how issues such as anxiety, sleep deprivation and exercise can impact our mental wellbeing, this year sees a focus on mindfulness.

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Communicating illness: let’s talk about mental health

We were particularly saddened this week at jag by the news that Robin Williams had taken his own life. Whilst the tragic loss of a great talent has been the predominant focus of the media’s reporting, his untimely death has once again highlighted the difficulties of living with depression.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week (12-18 May) provides a focus each year to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues. This year the theme is #anxiety, one of the leading causes of mental ill-health in the world, according to the […]

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Please British media do not revert to a 100% negative news agenda after the London Olympics

Please British media do not revert to a 100% negative news agenda after the London Olympics – continue to give us a balance of positive, edifying news as you have done during the 2012 Games.You have a role to play […]

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What do you read to help improve your mental health?

It is not often I sing the praises of any one magazine – apart from of course  The Grocer, where I was news editor for a few v happy years. There are of course a  huge number of great journos […]

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