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Thank you Lovin Malta

Around two months ago, Lovin Malta declared that mental health is something that they hold very dear and acknowledged that raising awareness on mental health is the crucial first step towards ensuring that people take action to improve their overall health. Read More

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Simple Ways To Boost Your Mental Health In The New Year by Jane Sandwood

The first quarter of the year is almost over, and while most people vow to work on their health and fitness in 2018, it’s also important not to neglect our mental health for our well-being. According to a study, 6.6% of the Maltese people experienced chronic depression at some point in their lives. The research also found that women are more likely to have mental health issues than men. Exercising can help to improve mental health, but there are other things that you can do to relieve stress and anxiety, ease depression, and boost your happiness. Here are a few simple ways to boost your mental health this year. Read More

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Exercise Your Body to Boost Your Mental Health

We all know that regular exercise is good for the body, but what can it do for the mind? Almost 30,000 people in Malta suffer with some form of depression, equivalent to 6.6% of the Maltese population. But regular exercise can have a profound and positive effect on mental health conditions including depression, anxiety and ADHD. It also helps to relieve stress, boost memory, improve sleep and is just a general overall mood booster. Read More

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K.I.Ds bathrooms refurbishment

K.I.Ds (kids in development) has recently benefited from funds made available by The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. These funds were used to refurbish the bathrooms at K.I.Ds. Richmond Foundation would like to extend its gratitude to everyone who made this project possible, especially the MCCF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Richmond Foundation ‘satisfied’ with Education Minister’s statement on Mental Health First Aid

Richmond Foundation are satisfied with Minister for Education Evarist Bartolo’s statement published in The Malta Independent yesterday,  that Mental Health First Aid in schools is the next step forward in First Aid Measures. Read more 

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Richmond Staff attends conference ‘Psychosis across the Lifespan’ organised by the (MAP)

Richmond Foundation was present at today’s conference ‘Psychosis across the Lifespan’ organised by the Maltese Assocation of Psychiatry (MAP). It was truly a well-organised and interesting conference! Well done to the MAP and speakers at the event

 

 

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Dr Roberta Metsola for visiting us! ‘Alliance 4 Mental Health’

Thank you Roberta Metsola for visiting us! ‘Alliance 4 Mental Health’ is made up of four Maltese NGOs – Richmond Foundation, the Mental Health Association, the Maltese Association of Psychiatry and the Maltese Association of Psychiatric Nurses.

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Mark Speaking about Mental Illness

Well done and thank you Mark for speaking up about mental illness and the difficulties you experienced. We are proud to be part of your recovery! Let’s end the stigma!

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CEO of Mount Carmel Hospital visits Richmond Foundation

This morning, Mr Kevin Schembri, newly appointed CEO of Mount Carmel Hospital, together with Mr Paul Dalli and Ms Mary Rose Meli, visited Villa Chelsea, our therapeutic community in Birkirkara, as well as Richmond Foundation’s Head Office, and Villa Rubery, our female hostel in Attard.

 

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Talk to Students at St. Thomas Moore College Secondary School, St. Lucia.

Andrew Barberi, KIDs manager, recently gave talks about Dealing with Stress to the students of St. Thomas Moore College Secondary School, St. Lucia. Thank you to all the students who collected €150 in aid of Richmond Foundation from a dress down day at their school.