Julia is a Cardiac Physiologist in Cwm Taf. After experiencing physical illness, a diagnosis of ADHD, anxiety and depression, she started to paint. Read on to explore how art became an ‘essential’ wellbeing practice for Julia and how it might benefit you.
Receiving mental health support is just the first step to recovery and sometimes we can experience ‘relapses’ in our mental health. Read on to discover tried and tested strategies to help you stay well, including what to do if you have a relapse.
Advanced nurse practitioner, Jade was transferred to a COVID-19 ward during the pandemic. She recalls her experiences, from her initial diagnosis of PTSD to accessing support through Canopi.
After expanding our mental health support services in May 2022, Canopi celebrates one year of supporting both social care and NHS staff in Wales.
A new study has examined the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nurses and the support offered to them by Canopi, a mental health support service for NHS and social care staff working in Wales.
Money worries can affect our mental health in many ways. Read on to explore how Canopi can help you when you need it most during the cost-of-living crisis.
Around 1 in 100 people live with panic disorder. It’s a severe form of anxiety which can have an overwhelming impact on your daily life. Know the signs and symptoms so you can get help and break the cycle of panic.
Christmas can be a time filled with joy and happy memories, but the season is not all merry and bright for everyone. Read on to explore ways that you can check in with yourself, friends, family, and colleagues this Christmas.
A report by the Wales Centre for Public Policy (2021) recognised physical and mental exhaustion, aka ‘burnout’ as one of the biggest threats to social care and NHS service functioning.
What does it feel like to have ‘burnout’, and what can you do?
Here, we explore some of the triggers of and key conceptions associated with moral injury, “…one of the greatest challenges reported by UK National Health Service frontline health-care staff…” (Williamson et al, 2021).
Rachel was a specialist nurse in Intensive Care. It wasn’t until she started to experience symptoms of mental and physical exhaustion, that she sought help through her GP who referred her to Canopi.
We’re expanding! Our service is here to support all social care and NHS staff in Wales.
Due to these exciting changes, we thought it was time for a new name. Meet Canopi…
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in the world, more than one in twenty people living in the UK are living with an anxiety disorder.
Read on to learn more about causes, symptoms, and treatment options of the UK’s most common mental problem.
Michael, a retired Chartered Psychologist, shares his experience of providing mental health peer support through HHP Wales.
After last year’s Christmas in lockdown, this year’s more “normal” celebrations will be welcomed. However, while celebrating with friends and family again will be joyful for many, it will also pose mental health challenges to others.