Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2024. This is an important week to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing. The theme this year is ‘movement: moving more for our mental health’. We want you to be inspired to take action for your mental wellbeing and get moving for your mental health. Read on to find out how the Optimum Skills team have been moving more for their mental health. You will also find useful resources to support your mental health and wellbeing.

How the Optimum Skills team support their mental wellbeing.

The team at Optimum Skills have been sharing pictures of what they do to support their mental health and wellbeing. From walks in nature to spending time with loved ones, this is what the team loves to do!

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Foundation. Since 1949 the Mental Health Foundation has been leading the UK in building good mental health. Mental Health Foundation are the home of Mental Health Awareness Week.

NHS Mental Health. Find information and support for your mental health from the NHS.

Mind. Changing minds across England and Wales by making mental health an everyday priority. Find information and support on their website.

PAPYRUS. The national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.

Stem4. The UK’s leading digital mental health charity for children and young people. Their free offerings help thousands of young people manage anxiety, self-harm, depression and eating disorders across the UK every single day, whilst also learning to build resilience and become safe online.

Samaritans. Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123.

Shout. Shout is the UK’s first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Text ‘Shout’ to 85258 here for you 24/7.

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). Taking a stand against suicide. That means standing against feeling hopeless, standing up to stereotypes and standing together to show life is always worth living.