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National Stress Awareness Day – 2nd November

28th October 2016

The annual National Stress Awareness Day takes place this Wednesday, offering an opportunity for us to address causes of stress in our work and personal lives. Organised by ISMA, the International Stress Management Association, the event this year focuses on the workplace, encouraging employers to discuss stress prevention at work and address causes.  Other charities are ...

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Soft drinks may greatly increase diabetes risk

21st October 2016

Drinking more than two 200ml soft drinks per day can double your relative risk of diabetes, reports the Daily Mail. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden correlated 2,874 adults’ intake of sugary or diet soft drinks with their development of diabetes. The consumption of more than two 200ml sugary soft drinks was associated with a ...

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Increased weight associated with higher risk of liver cancer

14th October 2016

Liver cancer risk increases as your waistline expands, with a 38% increased risk for every 5% increase in men’s body-mass index (BMI). As reported by the Telegraph, a study undertaken by the American Cancer Society reviewed data from 14 separate studies which took into account information from 1.57 million US adults.  The researchers also found that ...

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World Mental Health Day 2016

7th October 2016

This Monday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day, with this year’s theme as psychological first aid. Similar to physical first aid, psychological or mental health first aid is aimed at recognising and addressing the first signs of injury or illness.  Training around mental health first aid has been offered by a range of organisations in ...

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Organisations we have worked with to promote men’s health and wellbeing

How to get in touch:

Jonathan Prince, Trustee

Crofton House, 5 Morley Close
Orpington
Kent
BR6 8JR

(t) 01689 858877

(e) enquiries@blueribbonfoundation.org.uk.

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