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Mental health and wellbeing

There is now a far greater understanding that we should look after our mental health in the same way that we care for our physical health.

Mental health can fluctuate from good to poor throughout a lifetime and we can all take actions to improve our mental wellbeing. ICAEW works with caba to promote the mental health of chartered accountants and their families producing articles, guides, webinars, videos and events.
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Moments for movement

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

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Being active is important for mental health and Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 will highlight some of the ways you can keep active. The week will take place from 13 to 19 May, and has the theme of "Movement: Moving more for our mental health".
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Get moving to boost your mental health

  • Article
  • ICAEW Insights
For Mental Health Awareness Week, Paul Guess explains why exercise improves our mental health and how we can add more movement into our daily routines.
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Taking care of yourself as a business owner

  • Article
Business owners often overlook one critical element of driving success – looking after their mental health. The pandemic created a culture of all work and no play for many small businesses. World Mental Health Day provides an opportunity to reflect on how we can take care of ourselves and our businesses.
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Richard Ratcliffe, qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 2012 and works for BDO. He received ICAEW’s Outstanding Achievement Award for 2023 in recognition of his "exceptional commitment, sacrifice and resilience during his political campaign".

Unyielding determination: Richard Ratcliffe

  • Webinar
  • 10 Oct 2023
  • Diversity and Inclusion Community
Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, speaks about the mental anguish caused by his wife's imprisonment and being given a second chance to live a normal life.
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Need further help and support?

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 is themed around movement and helping people find moments for movement in their daily routines.

The NHS also has a range of services and resources that can be called upon in times of crisis.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 NHS Mental Health hub