If you see a change in someone – no matter how subtle – check in with them. Just asking if they are doing ok can spark the conversation to enable them get the help they need.
Following the awful feature on BBC’s website this morning (link below), this is a reminder to us all that negative thoughts are natural but can be overwhelming if we hang on to them – asking for help with them is not a weakness.
Let’s smash mental health stigma – society’s and self – now.
The icon in the picture below features the UK’s free, 24/7 textile platform Give Us a Shout – accessible by texting the word SHOUT to 85258. Reach out and get the help you need and deserve now.