At some point in their lives, everyone is affected by issues linked to mental health either themselves or someone they know.
A recent report on well being.
The extract from the Well being research presents a damming picture when comparing the picture of well being over just 12 months, the worsening picture presents a horrific trend in such a short amount of time.
Interesting reading, with a basic chart explaining the impact on everyday lives.
Do you need support or advice? Click on the link for contact details for different support groups. Don’t feel like talking? Email addresses are included too.
How can I spot the signs?
But what if I ask twice and they open up? I don’t know anything about mental health!
5. Build your knowledge
You might find it helpful to learn a bit more about what they’re going through. If they mention a specific diagnosis, you could learn more about it and read personal stories by people who have experienced similar things.
You might want to learn about the professional help that’s available to them and suggest that they explore those options. Our friends at Mind have a handy guide on seeking help for a mental health problem, and our friends at Rethink Mental Illness have advice on what to do in a crisis.
Below are some posters that may be useful to display in your workplace to raise awareness of mental health issues and reduce the stigma.
What does the Government think?
MENTAL HEALTH CHARTER
Why not click on the download, print it and post it on your noticeboard?
Below is the overview.