Announced today, the update of the Mental Health Act in the U.K. means significant improvements in supporting the rights and freedoms of people struggling with mental health challenges.
Here is my response to the Social Dilemma docudrama with useful links to more reviews, trusted people and digital wellbeing tips for people working with children and youth. Let me know what is missing…
Yesterday was the World Suicide Prevention Day – in the UK and around the globe.
Activists are often consumed by how others feel — and can forfeit their own safety and/or wellbeing in the process. Learning how to reset, re-energise and maintain good mental health is a basic need for an activist to truly be able to make a change, especially in a noisy online world where causes and movements vie for attention.
Today I would like to invite you to the ProReal VR environment and its use for mental health treatment.
We have looked at general trends and insights about virtual reality earlier this month, so now I would like to narrow down the practical use of this new, still fast-growing technology, for mental health support.
Lewis Wedlock is a mental health activist and social psychologist from Bristol. He works for Project Zazi, a project by OTR Bristol that deals with young BAME people’s mental health experience through therapy and activism. He is also the creator of Pinpoint Academia, a university facing a personal development project that helps students locate and work towards their versions of success.
In this post I would like to share a few interesting videos about the practical application of virtual reality, but also general insights and trends on how humanity might be able to utilise this relatively new set of tools.
I have recently completed a virtual reality training for coaching and counselling with the amazing team from ProRealVR. This post is our first start on the topic. What is Virtual Reality?
Interview with Jamie Love – LGBTQ+ wellbeing online.
Jamie Love is an international model, host and educator who believes that acceptance is the key to remedying LGBT issues around the world. Jamie is the Marketing Director and Executive Producer for Pride Edinburgh – he has been working with Pride for over five years. His marketing agency, Monumental Marketing, is one of Pride Edinburgh’s main sponsors. Jamie has also been a radio host on global online LGBT radio, Xpress Radio.