MKFM Column: MK Mental Health Hour continues to support Milton Keynes in 2020

Every Sunday at 7pm on MKFM, the MK Mental Health Hour explores a variety of mental health topics and provides expert practical advice for listeners…

Since the show started in September 2019, the feedback from listeners and local businesses in Milton Keynes has been fantastic.

The show has been praised for the wide range of mental health topics openly discussed including; suicide, stress, fitness, alcohol and domestic abuse.

MKFM is pleased to say the MK Mental Health Hour will continue to support MK this year, alongside Arthur Ellis: Mental Health Support and new sponsor 123 Internet Group, with upcoming topics to include; social media pressures, money difficulties and depression.

The MK Mental Health Hour provides a safe space and awareness to the issues we all face, whilst being underpinned with expert, practical advice for listeners.

Expert guests on the show so far include; general practitioners, youth counsellors, a weight management practitioner, refuge coordinator, pharmacist, self-care specialist and NHS nurses in Milton Keynes.

Accessible Specialist Support Guides are also available to download in conjunction with every show at http://www.arthurellismhs.com.

Arthur Ellis: Mental Health Support is a local organisation in Milton Keynes providing realistic and practical ways to identify, support and manage mental health at any age.

Jon and the team at Arthur Ellis are delighted to have been recognised in the shortlist of the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards 2020 for ‘Best New Business’ and ‘Business Impact in the Community’.

Host of the MK Mental Health Hour, Lia Christodoulou said: “When we first started the show, I felt a huge responsibility to deliver such sensitive topics in the right way for our audience.

“The response so far has been incredible and illustrates the importance of highlighting mental health issues in Milton Keynes. I’m thrilled the show will continue to develop this year, signposting listeners to receive appropriate support in MK.”

MK Mental Health Hour airs every Sunday at 7pm on MKFM 106.3 FM, DAB, online, on your smart speaker and is podcast on the MKFM website thereafter at mkfm.com/ mental-health

This feature was published in the February 2020 issue of Celebrate:MK lifestyle magazine. Read the full magazine above or by clicking on this link.

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