World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2023
World Mental Health Day 2023 is an opportunity for people and communities to unite behind the theme ‘Mental health is a universal human right” to improve knowledge, raise awareness, and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right.
Take the time to reflect on how you can help yours and others’ wellbeing using the ‘5 ways to wellbeing’ here: NHS 5 Steps to Wellbeing and some short videos based on the 5 ways to wellbeing: 5 Ways to Wellbeing Videos
The Mental Health Foundation has provided some really helpful evidence-informed advice and guidance on mental health & wellbeing – explore their best tips for mental health here:
It can help to talk to a professional and some of the different types of therapy are described here: Information about talking therapies
Many people’s finances are strained more than ever – use this link to find out where to find some basic free advice around financial worries: Here is a list of organisations that offer free advice about financial problems
If you need mental health support locally – below is some info on Birmingham Services
If you need to find any Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Service quickly go straight to: The Waiting Room
Some information on Birmingham’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Services for Children and Young People can be found in our local services section here: Birmingham Services
And finally a Big Welcome to FTB’s new Mental Health Support Team’s in Schools provider Compass! Keep up to date with their work in Birmingham here: Compass Birmingham
And remember: Be kind to others and help create a better world!