The Facts

  • Someone you know has a mental health problem
  • 1 in 4 of us are affects by mental health in any one year
  • We all have mental health as we all have physical health
  • It can affect anyone
  • People with mental health problems can and do recover
  • Talking about it takes out the Taboo aspect to it
  • Our mental health affects how we feel and think about ourselves and others

Here are some tips for you to be able to support someone struggling with their mental health

  • Talk and listen too
  • Let them know you care
  • Have patience
  • Stay in touch – especially when they are struggling
  • Talk about every day things as well as their mental health