To support World Mental Health Day and raise the profile of this critical issue we’ve pulled together some links and resources that you, your friends, family and colleagues might find useful.

The WHO Big Event – on-line Oct 10th 2020

The World Health Organization is hosting a global online advocacy event on mental health where world leaders, mental health experts and celebrity guests will join WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to tell the world what we can all do to improve our mental health and how we can help make sure that quality mental health care is available to everyone who needs it.

https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2020/10/10/default-calendar/the-big-event-for-mental-health

Expert advice and practical tips from the NHS to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

A video that features a conversation between actor Denise Welch and Chloe Davies, Head of PR and Partnerships at myGwork about their individual mental health journeys, how depression impacts them, and what helps in their recovery.

https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/news/depression-and-me/

A podcast where Dr Antonis Kasoulis asks the big questions about mental health today

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/podcasts-and-videos/mental-ill-health-prevention-whats-whys-and-hows

A series of personal stories that can help us all understand mental health better

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/personal-stories

A podcast with Dr David Peters who has a number of short breathing techniques which can help relax and reduce stress before you go to bed.

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/podcasts-and-videos/wellbeing-and-sleep-quick-fix-relaxation-exercise

Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.

https://www.mentalhealthandmoneyadvice.org/

Helplines for anyone needing support

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Mental Health and well-being really does matter to each and every one of us and Remit offers mental health first aid training, accredited by the MHFA, so businesses can be better equipped to support colleagues.

If you want to find out more about how we can help you and your business, please get in touch

https://remit.co.uk/mental-health-first-aid/