Every 1st February, mental health organisations come together for ‘Time to Talk’ day – a national day of raising awareness and breaking down the stigmas surrounding mental health, pioneered by Time to Change.
On this day, we encourage people to be open with the people in their lives about the problems they are experiencing. Whether it be your spouse, a friend or even your boss, talking to someone about how you are feeling is the first step to understanding you don’t need to suffer in silence and that you are not alone.
Non-judgmental help and support is out there for you. It is advisable to speak to your GP if you notice that you have felt unusual for a while. Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind also offer a range of services for those concerned about their mental wellbeing and we are always happy to advise you.