World Mental Health Day

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World Mental Health day is today! If you or someone you know may need assistance with a mental health issue, help is at hand.

Today is about trying to end the stigma around mental health to ensure everyone can have as much support as possible.

Southampton has been running events like tai-chi and meditation in the central library.

If your mental health difficulty is related to stress in your workplace, you can ask your employer what occupational health services are available to you.

If you are at school or college, mental health care may be arranged for you. Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in your area may also have their own website.

Following Mental Health Awareness Week, which is held in May every year, the World Health Organisation’s aim for 2018 World Mental Health Day is to focus on young people and those in the early years of adulthood.

The new question being asked to ensure everyone understands mental health is if mental health is similar to physical health, what is the comparable advice for individuals to take personal responsibility for maintaining the proper balance?

Mental wellbeing describes how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. It can change from moment to moment, day to day, month to month or year to year.

Even celebrities are getting involving sharing what makes them cry on social media, in order to encourage other people to open up about their feelings.