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Rooftop TV: Jonny Benjamin, Rescue Dogs, Social Media Ethics

In this week’s Rooftop TV, campaigner Jonny Benjamin MBE joins Tom York to talk about how his charity, Beyond, is supporting young people’s mental health. Plus, positive news about rescue dogs and charities standing up against hate speech online.

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Rooftop TV: Episode 6 – The Big Issue, food poverty, mental health awareness

UK Editor of The Big Issue talks to Tom York about how the publication reinvented its entire business model so it can continue to provide vital support to 1,500 vendors across Britain who are currently unable to sell the magazine on the streets.

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Green ribbon campaign marks start of mental health week

Check out this positive news story from the Rooftop: a charity has launched a campaign today marking the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. The campaign is encouraging firms and employees to show their support by displaying a green ribbon on their social media profile and sharing with colleagues using the hashtag #EndTheStigma.

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Big Issue invests in mental health employment support

An organisation that aims to support over 300 people with severe mental health problems enter the workplace across multiple London boroughs has received investment through an outcomes-based contract from Big Issue Invest’s (BII) Outcomes Investment Fund.

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