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World Mental Health Day - 10th October

Oct. 5, 2020

The World Health Organisation recognizes World Mental Health day on 10th October every year. This year’s theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is ‘mental health for all’. This blog outlines the ways that schools and teachers can mark World Mental Health Day in schools.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 18th-24th May

May 13, 2020

Mental Health Awareness week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, takes places from 18-24 May 2020 and, the theme this year is kindness.

The foundation chose kindness as the theme this year ‘because of its singular ability to unlock our shared humanity.  Kindness strengthens relationships, develops community and deepens solidarity.’

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Children’s Mental Health Week 3-9 February 2020

Jan. 20, 2020

Children's Mental Health Week is run by children's mental health charity Place2Be, the theme this year is Find your Brave. Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for everyone, it can be about sharing your worries and asking for help, trying something new or pushing yourself outside your comfort zone. Being 'brave' can build your confidence, self-esteem and make you feel good about yourself.

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Stress Awareness Day 2019

Nov. 5, 2019

We all know what it's like to be stressed and feel that we are under pressure; it’s annoyingly a normal part of life. That's why today we are supporting National Stress Awareness Day, which encourages people to think about and understand ways of eliminating some levels of stress out of everyday life. Being overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems or make existing problems worse, so today, think of ways that you can manage your stresses.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 - Body Image

May 13, 2019

This week is mental health awareness week, and the theme this year is body image. Here are three ways you can make an impact. Please note: This article discusses eating disorders which might be a trigger for some readers.

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