By the Options Wellbeing Team   With households facing a cost of living crisis, there is bound to be increased anxiety, stress and/or nervousness around how people will be able to manage financially and worries around the negative impact it will have on people’s lives… your life? The crisis is expected to especially impact people […]

We’re thrilled to have become the 100th organisation to join the Southampton Mental Health Network (SMHN) in its bid to make Southampton a more mental health friendly city. Our values surrounding mental health Wendy Lee, our Head of Wellbeing, said: “We decided to join SMHN because our values surrounding mental health are aligned. We offer […]

By the Options Wellbeing Team   When we go through stressful or distressing events, we might refer back to these as traumatic times. These events can happen at any time, at any age, and to anyone and can cause long-lasting issues. What is a traumatic event? Trauma and what is traumatic is very personal to […]

By the Options Wellbeing Team   Men’s Health Week might be over (June 13 – 19, 2022) but the importance of talking about men’s mental health doesn’t stop just because a new week has started. Men and mental health In England, around one in eight men have a mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, […]