Let’s talk about mental health

Starting a conversation about mental health issues can help you and others get support where needed
by Bethan Rees

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World Mental Health Day is on 10 October and, as the World Health Organization reports, it "comes at a time when our daily lives have changed considerably as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic". As the day-to-day reality of working and living under the cloud of a pandemic continues – with all the varying restrictions on daily lives that this brings – mental health issues are reportedly on the rise. According to a UK-based forecast from the Centre for Mental Health published 1 October 2020, "up to 10 million people (almost 20% of the UK’s population) will need either new or additional mental health support as a direct consequence of the crisis".
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Published: 02 Oct 2020
Categories:
  • Soft Skills
Tags:
  • Covid-19
  • Mental Health Foundation
  • Mental Health Portal
  • mental health

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