None of us is perfect, so let’s be open about our challenges

With mental ill-health on the rise, adult education has a huge role to play in protecting people’s wellbeing

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Recent research suggests that one in six of us experiences a common mental health problem every week in the UK. Digesting figures like this, and seeing examples in recent months of high-profile figures, including royalty, entertainers and sports stars, opening up about mental health issues, we believe there has never been a more important time for us to have the confidence to speak openly about our mental wellbeing.

The theme of this year’s Mental Wealth Festival, running across venues in London next week, is the “human face of wellbeing”, which moves beyond statistics to explore real-life ...

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