Mental Health Awareness Week 2023


Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the Mental Health Foundation is raising awareness of anxiety.

It is normal to feel anxiety but sometimes this feeling can get out of control and become a mental health problem.

Throughout the week the Mental Health Foundation will be raising awareness of the impact it has on people and will be providing information on ways that can help people cope.

Dealing with anxiety can be hard. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, the Mental Health Foundation have recommended the following tips to help you cope with the feelings of anxiety:

  1. Focus on your breathing
  2. Get moving
  3. Keep a diary
  4. Challenge your thoughts
  5. Get support for money worries
  6. Spend time in nature
  7. Connect with people and talk about how you feel
  8. Try to get some quality sleep or rest
  9. Try to eat a healthy diet

For more information on the above tips please visit the Mental Health Foundation website

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