Mental Health Awareness Week

Gavin Smith Learner Information, Mental Health

Week commencing Monday 8th March 2017 is Mental Health Awareness Week.

What can you do?

Visit MentalHealth.org .

You will be able to check out your own mental health wellbeing, get involved, watch videos and podcasts that tell good news stories

Where can you find help?

Here are some links that you might find helpful.

The Samaritans have been helping people with anxiety and depression for a long time. Her is a leaflet with getting in touch details.

http://www.samaritans.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/files/HWWNIM_Feb17_Final_web.pdf

The Samaritans have also devised a leaflet to help you spot the signs in friends.

http://www.samaritans.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/files/help-a-friend-in-need.pdf

More help?

Suicidal Feelings (Young Minds)

Young Minds the mental health charity have a useful website to help parents and young people understand mental health issues. Information about self-harm and suicidal feelings can be found below:

Suicidal Feelings: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/suicidal-feelings/

Self-harrm: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/feelings-and-symptoms/self-harm/

Don’t forget

Total People are committed to keeping you safe from harm, and want the best for all their learners.

You can report a concern about yourself or a friend here

https://safeguardingtp.co.uk/

OR you can talk to your Training Adviser, who will be able to put you in touch with people who can help.