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Mental Health Awareness Week – Help fight the effects of LONELINESS!

Struggling with loneliness? Ironically, you’re not alone. The Covid-19 lockdowns have created a ‘hidden pandemic’ of loneliness and mental ill-health, with 1 in 14 saying they ‘often’ felt lonely during the pandemic – up 40% from pre-Covid.
That’s why the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, a campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation, is loneliness.

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May Newsletter, 2022

From the 9th – 15th May it is Mental Health Awareness Week. This year, the theme is loneliness, something that we can all relate to after the Covid-19 pandemic. It said that loneliness and poor social connections are as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day… so it’s time to start talking about it.

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Young Carers’ Action Day

A young carer is anyone under 18 who helps to look after a relative with a mental or physical illness, addiction, or disability. We think of care as only for the elderly or physically disabled. But in fact, 55% of young carers look after someone with mental illness.

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March Newsletter, 2022

Here at Hammersley Homes we are launching a huge campaign to raise awareness of the huge numbers of people affected by the day to day struggles faced by those suffering with mental illness, and raise £300,000 for the deposit we need to purchase a property for our first Hammersley Home.

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Twenty-two in 2022

Twenty-two in 2022 is the challenge to walk 2,022 steps, or 2.2 kilometres a day or 22,000 steps or 22 kilometres in a week -or any distance you choose for as may days as you choose, to raise funds for our Hammersley Homes project.

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