S2 E3: Mental ill health prevention: the whats, whys and hows?

S2 E3: Mental ill health prevention: the whats, whys and hows?

By Mental Health Foundation

Bethan explores the BIG questions about mental health: the what&aposs, why and how&aposs? 

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Podcast host: Bethan Buswell - Digital Engagement Officer, Mental Health Foundation 
Podcast editor: Tim Butcher - film-maker, writer and producer - www.timbutcher.co.uk/
Main feature guest: Dr. Antonis Kousoulis - Director of England and Wales, Mental Health Foundation: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/about-us/people/antonis-kousoulis
Mental health tips guest: Linda Liao - Digital Manager, Mental Health FoundationPodcast 

Podcast Links:
Blogs: A brief history of mental health and the Mental Health Foundation: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/a-brief-history-mhf.pdf
70 years on: embracing the challenge of prevention in mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/70-years-embracing-challenge-prevention-mental-health
Mental Health Guides:
How to look after your mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/how-to-mental-health
Guides to investing in your relationships: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/guide-investing-your-relationships
Campaigns: Mental Health Awareness Week: Body image – how we think and feel about our bodies https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week
Education campaign, Make it Count: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-schools-make-it-count
Education campaign petition: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-schools-make-it-count/sign-our-petition-make-it-count-mental-health-schools
Reports: Mental health and prevention: taking local action for better mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/mental-health-and-prevention-taking-local-action-better-mental-health
Better mental health for all: A public health approach to mental health improvement: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/better-mental-health-all-public-health-approach-mental-health-improvement
Parenting and mental health: https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/parents-and-young-people 
Curry & Chaat: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/get-involved/curry-and-chaatTea & Talk: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/get-involved/tea-and-talk
MHF Live: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/get-involved/mhf-live
Peer Education Project: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/projects/peer-education-project-pep

Find out more about the Mental Health Foundation:
Website: mentalhealth.org.uk
Twitter: @mentalhealth
Facebook: @mentalhealthfoundation
Instagram: @mentalhealthfoundation

Get in touch with us: online@mentalhealth.org.uk

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If you are feeling like ending your life, please call 999 or go to A&E and ask for the contact of the nearest crisis resolution team. These are teams of mental health care professionals who work with people in severe distress.

If you need someone to talk to then Samaritans are available on 116 123 (UK) for free, 24/7. They are there to talk to and listen.

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