Mental Health

Blue Monday

“This Blue Monday take your wellbeing into your own hands and do something positive to brighten your January”

– Jo Kent Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s Suicide Prevention Programme Lead.

Men’s Health Awareness Month and International Men’s Day

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month with International Men’s Day falling on November 19th. Globally, men die on average six years earlier than women, and for reasons that are largely preventable. Which means that it doesn’t have to be that way: we can all take action to live healthier, happier and longer lives. Men’s Health Awareness … Read more

Humber, Coast and Vale health and care partners unite to further support vulnerable children and young people with their emotional wellbeing

Children and young people with complex needs across Humber, Coast and Vale will benefit from enhanced services following the successful award of funding over the next three years to provide additional services for children and young people with high risk and high vulnerability. The Youth Justice Framework for Integrated Care aims to build trauma-informed care … Read more

New Resilience Hub for health, care and emergency services staff in Humber, Coast and Vale

A new Resilience Hub has launched to support health, care and emergency services workers across the Humber, Coast and Vale area (Hull, East Yorkshire, York, North Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire). The Humber, Coast and Vale Resilience Hub ( provides independent and confidential support for health, care and emergency service workers who may … Read more

More than 6,500 people complete free suicide prevention training in Humber, Coast and Vale

More than 6,500 people have completed suicide prevention training over the last year as part of a local campaign involving NHS organisations and councils in Humber, Coast and Vale. The #TalkSuicide campaign encourages people to complete a free online suicide prevention training programme at As part of the campaign, businesses are also encouraged to … Read more

Over 80 clinicians across Humber, Coast and Vale attend Clinical Assembly to discuss methods to improve physical health inequalities for people with Severe Mental Illness

Improving and prioritising the physical health of people with Severe Mental Illness was the key topic discussed by over 80 attendees at a Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership Clinical Assembly meeting last month. The Partnership’s Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Collaborative Programme met on 21st January for the second annual Clinical Assembly, … Read more

Health Experts Plan to Build Mental Health Resilience

Over 300 mental health colleagues joined guest speakers including author Alastair Campbell, Prof of Psychiatry and Population Health Nav Kapur, National Director for Learning Disability and Autism, NHSE/I Ray James CBE and National Director for Mental Health, NHSE/I Claire Murdoch CBE in attending the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership’s virtual mental health … Read more

Perinatal mental health staff complete specialist training to identify patients suffering from domestic abuse

Health and care professionals working in community perinatal mental health teams across Humber, Coast and Vale have completed specialist training to help them identify patients who might be suffering from domestic abuse. According to a report by the UN, cases of domestic abuse have increased by 20% worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, as many … Read more