Four core regrets in life
From an article by Behavioural Scientist and other
“How often do you look back in your life and wish you had done something differently?” Analysis of 23,000 regrets from around world show four core regrets and how regret, while painful in the moment, can help us move forward.
10 tips for sexual abuse prevention
From a podcast by Meghan Backofen
Info that helps caregivers feel empowered. Specific strategies for how to talk with children about this difficult topic, how to respond if abuse is suspected. Identify misinformation that puts children at greater risk.
Insight into trauma-informed education settings
From a report by West Yorkshire Health and Care Pa
Six core principles that value and nurture transformative relationships with young people without re-traumatising. For a school program to be effective, it must include four R’s and embed principles across school..
Offering hope to domestic abuse victims
From an FIEC podcast
What do churches need to consider when it comes to domestic abuse, and how can they walk alongside and help victims best? We want our churches to be communities of hope - places where the right kind of support can be given.
Healing 'Church hurt' with coffee and community
From Share Change - an initiative of the The Salva
A common issue is ‘church hurt’ - pain stemming from experiences within a church community. For 10 years, The Salvation Army has been working to help heal these wounds through a relational ministry at a coffee shop...
When do your secrets hurt your wellbeing?
From an article in Greater Good magazine
While there is nothing inherently wrong with having secrets - it depends what the secret is and what revealing involves - the more burdensome it is for you to keep, the more likely it will affect your well-being.
Wysa - Ai-based mental health support
From an article by World Economic Forum
In a real-world evaluation of effectiveness, users who used the app regularly showed a 40% improvement in self-reported symptoms of depression when compared to infrequent users.
An effective way to reduce violent crimes?
From an article on Vox
Evidence that offering at-risk men behavioral therapy plus opportunities to earn a living greatly reduces the future risk of crime and violence, even 10 years after the intervention.
Online - The teen brain: Mysteries and misconceptions
Join a conversation about the teenage brain’s strengths and vulnerabilities, how adults can support teenagers with mental health issues, and how teens can help one another.
It may be difficult for older adults to fathom, but today’s teenagers have never lived in a world where depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders weren’t rife — and on the rise — among their peers. Just a few decades ago, many psychiatrists thought depression was a condition that affected only adults. Now we know better: Researchers think more than half of mental health disorders, including depression, begin by age 14.
Join leading neuroscientist BJ Casey and teen mental health advocate Diana Chao for a conversation about the teen brain’s unique strengths and challenges, and why many experts have declared a global mental health emergency in children and adolescents.
In-Person - ChurchWorks for Wellbeing - London
@Westminster Chapel Buckingham Gate London
Equipping churches to effectively respond to the mental health crisis. I?n partnership with Waverley Abbey College.
I?n the midst of a national mental health crisis, we have an opportunity. The Church has been concerned with holistic wellbeing for millennia. We have the resources, people and relationships that position us to invest in the flourishing of our congregations and communities.
C?hurchWorks for Wellbeing Conference is an opportunity to explore practical ways in which the church can respond to the mental health crisis. We'll hear from experts on how we can engage in social prescribing, chaplaincy, and wellbeing courses and we'll have the chance to connect with one another.