The week of the 15th-21st May 2023, marks the official Mental Health Awareness week this year, but of course, looking after our mental health is extremely important all of the time. To find out more about the national campaign or to get involved visit Mental Health Awareness week.
Join the conversation on social media using our campaign hashtags:
- Twitter: @mentalhealth
- Facebook: @mentalhealthfoundation
- Instagram: @mentalhealthfoundation
- LinkedIn: @mental-health-foundation
This year Mental Health Awareness Week will increase people's awareness and understanding of anxiety by providing information on the things that can help prevent it from becoming a problem.
Lots of things can lead to feelings of anxiety, including exam pressures, relationships, starting a new job (or losing one) or other big life events. We can also get anxious when it comes to things to do with money and not being able to meet our basic needs, like heating our home or buying food.
What can we do to cope with feelings of anxiety?
Dealing with anxiety can be hard. But there are some things we can do to manage these tough feelings. Read through Mental Health Foundation’s suggestions and tips to find what might work for you.
Hints and tips around anxiety
Further information and support
Helpline: 03444 775 774
Text support: 07537 416 905 (open Mon-Fri 09:30-17:30)
Listed below are details of websites which provide practical advice and tips on how to help reduce feelings of anxiety.
Previous mental health week campaigns