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Cost-of-living crisis is worsening the mental health of most vulnerable

Three out of five Britons (60%) report that the cost-of-living crisis is negatively impacting their mental health, to the extent that as many as a quarter...

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Progress on poverty reduction falling short of UN's Global Goals

Bleak projections predict extreme poverty is on the rise in low-income countries and UN targets will be missed

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A Mentally Healthier Nation: support from ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health

The new ‘A Mentally Healthier Nation’ report by the Centre for Mental Health has called for cross-cutting policy to increasing mental health. The report’s...

People in a Street

Homelessness and social work education

Karl Mason discussed emerging findings from a NIHR School for Social Care Research study

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Celebrating the King's community driving forward sustainability

Staff, students and alumni came together at the King’s Climate & Sustainability Awards 2023 to celebrate the efforts of those helping to make King’s a more...

Group photo taken at the sustainability awards 2023 showing about 100 people holding up SDG boards.

The Homelessness Social Worker role - challenges & impact

Research Fellow Jess Harris reported from an NIHR School for Social Care Research study

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Britons broadly aligned on tackling poverty and inequality

Major study finds Britons broadly aligned on tackling poverty and inequalities

Liam Byrne Conference

Exploring low-barrier drug and housing interventions for people experiencing homelessness

Ben Scher was the latest speaker in the Homelessness series at King's

Syringes and other drug-taking paraphenalia strewn on waste ground

One year of King's Volunteering

As we mark one year since the launch of King’s Volunteering, we look back at how students and staff have volunteered and celebrate their achievements.

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Unit researchers discuss homelessness, self-neglect and safeguarding with social work students

Jess Harris and Stan Burridge were at a session at Senate House

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New charity donation points on campus make it easier for students and staff to donate items

King’s students and staff can now donate items directly to partner charities, thanks to King’s Volunteering’s new Donation Stations on campus. The first...

A photo of a donation station in the Bush House Arcade

Safeguarding, self-neglect and homelessness – discussing findings in Bristol

Jess Harris was invited to speak with Bristol adult safeguarding and homelessness teams

Homeless person sleeping on the ground

Safeguarding, self-neglect and homelessness – a lived experience focus

Jess Harris and Stan Burridge were joined by three lived experience contributors

Person rough sleeping on a park bench

Boost your employability this summer with an internship

10 part-time paid internships offer King’s students the opportunity to experience life in a start-up.

A group of young entrepreneurs.

Homelessness and public health impacts of housing-led interventions

Major new study examines the health impacts of providing housing plus intensive forms of support

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