World Mental Health Day – 10 October
The 10 October is World Mental Health Day, raising awareness and encouraging people to look after their own mental well-being.
Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time, in-fact 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year. There is a lot of support out there for anyone struggling with mental health problems, you don’t have to go through it alone.
Residents of South Cheshire can access free online mental health support with the ‘Big White Wall’. Anyone, aged 16+ living in South Cheshire can access a safe, anonymous online community of people who can help each other as well as having the benefit of trained professionals who ensure the safety and anonymity of all members. It also hosts a range of wellbeing tools to help with self-management. To access the Big White Wall, simply go to www.bigwhitewall.com and enter your postcode.
There is also a wealth of information and support at www.nhs.uk.