Category: Mental health

The unequal impact of coronavirus
Steven McGurk - September 14th, 2020
This morning, Community NEC member Steven McGurk delivered a speech to TUC congress on the unequal impact of coronavirus on disabled people. You can read [...]
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Roy Rickhuss joins Money and Mental Health Commission
Community - September 8th, 2020
Earlier this year, Community General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss CBE, was asked to join the Money and Mental Health Commission, established by the Money and Mental [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Northern Ireland prison officer mental health debate welcomed
Community - June 8th, 2020
The Community trade union, which represents prison officers in the justice sector across Northern Ireland, has welcomed the debate on prison officer mental health taking [...]
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My experience of anxiety at work
Community - May 20th, 2020
*Alex, a Community member, blogs about the mental health challenges that people are facing at this difficult time, and the support she's received with anxiety [...]
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Why Community is proud to support Mental Health Awareness week
Roy Rickhuss - May 18th, 2020
This week we are proud to be joining the campaign for Mental Health Awareness week. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year the campaign [...]
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Mental health briefing for Kidderminster Harriers staff
Community - January 21st, 2020
"We will take these skills back in to the workplace..." In December, Community's Trainee Learning Organisers, Alex Teague and Dan Warren, worked alongside Kidderminster Harriers [...]
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Suicide intervention training for Community members
Community - November 21st, 2019
"This course has really increased my confidence... " The first suicide intervention training organised by Community recently took place at the union's Glasgow office, with [...]
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Mental health conversations continue to create opportunities
Community - October 28th, 2019
"Our success at Radfield is a great example of our approach as a union..." As a result of Community's mental health priority campaign, Community has [...]
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Community launches landmark report on disabled people in self-employment
Community - June 10th, 2019
More disabled people than ever before are choosing self-employment, but are being let down by poor support from government, according to new research from Community [...]
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