World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019

This year World Mental Health Day is focusing on suicide prevention.  The World Health Organisation states that every 40 second somebody commits suicide. The following link takes you to their website and further details relating to this:

https://www.who.int/

From UNISON’s nation page https://www.unison.org.uk/news/magazine/2017/03/mental-health-redditch/

If you or anyone you know would like any further information the following are links to various websites that may be of use:

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/your-mind-plan-quiz/?WT.tsrc=Search&WT.mc_id=MentalHealthGeneric&gclid=Cj0KCQjwivbsBRDsARIsADyISJ_TDpcW9XF0lv6M2w5HNzachUAMwRK82MB3GrjDRsPDRvVmj6RYSnQaAtNDEALw_wcB

https://youngminds.org.uk/get-involved/how-to-fundraise/helloyellow/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwivbsBRDsARIsADyISJ_pzDZsIZTSUSmqzCoqpsJ8ehtaWzFtWUvrtwJ9O5IQvytmjxFT9w0aAvF5EALw_wcB

Guidance notes can be found here for:

How to – look after your mental health

How to – overcome fear and anxiety

How to – support mental health at work

The truth about self harm

How to – sleep better

How to – manage and reduce stress

How to – look after your mental health using exercise

How to – look after your mental health using mindfulness

How to – look after your mental health in later life

UNISON have campaigned for some time for better funding for our Mental Health providers.  More details of the campaign can be found at the following link https://www.unison.org.uk/our-campaigns/mental-health-matters/