With the worrying rise in domestic abuse during the recent lockdown unions have been working to support members who may be in abusive relationships. PCS officers in the North West have been delivering training in the Bright Sky app to offer help.
As part of a new series of webinars TUC Northern will be holding a session on mental health and wellbeing focused on older and retired workers, many of who will be self-isolating and experiencing loneliness.
Unionlearn have been holding a series of webinars to support people working from home or in isolation – you can catch up with any you have missed on the Webinar page of the Learning @ Home campaign site.
Author James Withey has helped countless people improve their mental health through his Recovery Letters project. Now he’s written a new book on managing depression, which has a lot to teach us all during the current crisis.