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Braintree aims to bust loneliness

A new scheme designed to end loneliness has launched in Braintree, Essex. Meet Up Mondays will see local cafes, restaurants and pubs offer free toast and a cuppa at set times to people who are isolated or fed up with their own company, giving them a chance to meet others and connect more with their community.

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175,000 urge better teacher training on mental health

An army of more than 175,000 have joined a campaign to call on teacher training to feature suicide awareness. Led by Ben West, who lost his 15-year-old brother to suicide in January 2018, tens of thousands have called on education ministers across the UK to train teachers in mental health first aid. Ben, 18, explained […]

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