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Young Londoners set to take over City Hall for World Mental Health Day festival
Thrive LDN is working in partnership with the Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team to take over City Hall for an ­all-day young Londoner-led festival to mark World Mental Health Day (WMHD) 2019. Taking place throughout the public spaces of...
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New Centre for Society and Mental Health launched at King’s College London
Thrive LDN is delighted to support the newly launched Centre for Society and Mental Health, based at King\'s College London.  The new £8 million interdisciplinary research facility has been awarded funding by the Economic and Social...
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Mayor calls for all Londoners to play their part in supporting others and helping to prevent suicides
 More than 12 people a week take their own life in London. If someone was in crisis, would you know what to say? The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a new #ZeroSuicideLDN campaign to help Londoners support others and prevent...
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Young Londoner needed to help with Thrive LDN radio documentary project
Thrive LDN is looking for a young Londoner to help narrate a 30 minute radio documentary about the health and wellbeing benefits of attending live music gigs or participating in live music in London. We are seeking a young Londoner aged...
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New report shows link between volunteering and higher wellbeing
A new report, Happy Days, has just been released by the data consultancy and social enterprise, Jump, that examines new data and larger sample sizes to understand the relationship between volunteering and wellbeing, and in particular the causal...
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Supporting Pride In London 2019
Last weekend saw the culmination of Pride In London, the UK’s biggest, most diverse Pride. Thrive LDN was delighted to support a variety of events across the weekend. On Friday 5th July, Thrive LDN visited Southwark Council\'s Tooley...
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Creativity and Wellbeing Week – participating in arts and creative activity can lead to happier, healthier lives
Thrive LDN partnered with London Arts in Health Forum for Creativity and Wellbeing Week, between 10-16 June. With over 200 events taking place across London, the aim of the week was to highlight the positive impact that participating in arts,...
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Over 100 instructors trained in Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme
Over 100 Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England instructors have now been trained as part of the first stage of the Thrive LDN Youth MHFA in London Schools programme, in partnership with MHFA England. This has more than doubled the...
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New partnership to support suicide prevention training in London’s schools and colleges
Suicide is the biggest killer of young people under 35 in the UK. Many more attempt or contemplate suicide, self-harm, and feel unable speak openly about how they are feeling. The case for prevention earlier in life is clear: on average, three...
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Thrive LDN publishes ‘Londoners Said…’ report summarising ideas and actions to improve mental health
Thrive LDN, the citywide movement to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners, has published Londoners Said… – a report summarising the findings of the 17 community conversations run in partnership with the Mental Health...
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