World Mental Health Day is coming up on 10 October, and this year’s theme is 'mental health for all', so let’s help make it a topic everyone feels they can talk about, and no one feels afraid to.
2020 has been a tough year for mental health. A study by Mind has shown that more than half of adults (60%) and over two thirds of young people (68%) said their mental health got worse during lockdown.
With that in mind, we have summarised 5 things to prioritise when thinking about your mental health:
Of course, you can’t be expected to do all of the above every day, and don’t be hard on yourself if you don’t! Trying to incorporate them into a part of your daily routine will make each one easier to do rather than feel a task. Create healthy habits.
Let’s combat this taboo subject together and make this an open topic for everyone. If you would like professional help or you know someone who might you can find some useful links below. Some of our BOBs are mental health first aider's, so do reach out, they are available to chat should you need.
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