Essex power workers contribute to mental health hub transformation

Essex-based UK Power Networks engineers joined forces with local volunteers to transform a Harlow bungalow into a mental health hub

“Customers struggling to pay their bills may suffer from poor wellbeing”

More than half of water customers believe they will struggle to pay a utility bill in the coming months, according to an Ofwat survey

Millions ‘may be missing out on Equality Act protection from energy firms’

Just three-in-ten people with mental health problems had received extra support from energy suppliers, according to new research

Climate change ‘affecting mental health and spreading infectious diseases in Bangladesh’

According to the World Bank, the country has experienced a 0.5°C increase in temperature over the last 44 years and by 2050, it is predicted to rise by 1.4°C

Climate change ‘causing devastating impacts on mental health’

A new study claims to have found a ‘clear relationship’ between the rise in the world’s temperatures and suicide rates

Government backs research on the link between nature and mental health

Seven centres will test how to support patients using green activities, including walking and cycling and tree planting

EnergyMind launches campaign to support mental wellbeing in the energy sector

The ‘Take Ten Minutes’ initiative aims to encourage those working in the sector to take ten minutes to check in with a colleague, or for themselves

Air pollution could cause ‘substantial harm to mental health’

That’s the conclusion reached in new research from UCL, which studied data from 16 countries to observe the link between harmful fumes in the air people breathe and the unseen health risks that can potentially result

Air pollution exposure ‘linked to depression and schizophrenia’

New research has found a ‘significant link’ between exposure to environmental pollution and mental health, especially in childhood

Beer, tea and mental health – they’re all affected by climate change!

This year’s Green GB Week – designed to raise understanding of how businesses and the public can contribute to tackling climate change – is running from 4th to 8th November