World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2020
World Mental Health Day 2020 is so important, it’s been a difficult year for us all, with months of lockdown, loss, and added stress, this has had a huge impact on our mental health and wellbeing.
“According to research, with over 16,000 people, we know that more than half of adults (60%) and over two-thirds of young people (68%) said their mental health got worse during lockdown.” Mind.org.uk
Creating awareness around mental health is what the day is all about, making positive changes and lending a shoulder to lean on for anyone who may need it.
For advice, support, or contact information visit, https://www.mind.org.uk/need-urgent-help/using-this-tool or Call Mind Infoline on 0300 123 3393.
If you are worried about the mental health of a friend or family member, you can also read ways to help them over on Mind.org.uk.
There is also a useful calendar with ideas for different things you can do each day for better mental health. You can download it below.
No matter how you are feeling, it’s always important to look after your mental health and wellbeing. So if you’d like more ideas on nurturing your mental health, we suggest visiting the NHS website where you can find helpful and practical tips.