Mental Health Awareness Week

This week marks Mental Health Awareness week and ITV Border will be running a series of stories about people living in the region who have experienced mental health issues.

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Mental Health Issues: What support is there?

There are numerous charitable organisations across the UK that aim to offer help and support to anyone who has a mental health problem:

  • Mind - provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem
  • Young Minds - a leading UK leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people
  • SANE - a charity aiming to raise public awareness, excite research, and bring more effective professional treatment and compassionate care to everyone affected by mental illness
  • Rethink - a charity supporting almost 60,000 people each year across England to get through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone
  • Mental Health Foundation - a charity aiming to reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health problems in the UK

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