It is increasingly recognised that taking care of our mental health is as important as maintaining good physical health. A new Public Health England survey reveals more than 8 in ten (83%) people have experienced early signs of poor mental health including feeling anxious, stressed, having low mood or trouble sleeping in the last 12 months. While these can be a natural response to life’s challenges, they can become more serious if people don’t take action, and many wait too long.
Public Health England (PHE), in partnership with the NHS, have a new launched a new platform called Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others.
Every Mind Matters shows people the simple steps they can take to be better prepared for life’s ups and downs. The new platform, which has been endorsed by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RGCP), will enable people to create a personalised action plan recommending a set of self-care actions to deal with stress, boost mood, improve sleep and feel in control.
Get more details about Every Mind Matters.