To mark WMHD the Suicide Prevention Development Officers (SPDO’s) in the Northern Area are inviting people to take an hour out of their schedules and practice and explore self care by attending a 1 hour session entitled “Being Kind To Yourself During Difficult Times” on the 8th of October at 10am – 11am via ZOOM.
SPDO’s are also making Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing Bags available for collection from each Community Network during that week. Please contact the relevant Network specifying the number of bags required and to arrange a time and date to collect:
NACN – (Cushendall) for Ballymena, Ballymoney, Moyle and Larne E: firstname.lastname@example.org
World Mental Health Day will be on October 10, 2020. The goal is to help raise mental health awareness and each of us can make a contribution to ensure that people dealing with mental health problems can live better lives with dignity. Hosted by the World Federation of Mental Health, World Mental Health Day (WMHD) celebrates awareness for the global community in an empathetic way, with a unifying voice, helping people feel hopeful by empowering
them to take action and create lasting change. For more information about WMHD, please visit the World Federation of Mental Health website https://wfmh.global/ world-mental-health-day-2020/ https://www.time-to-change. org.uk/get-involved/world- mental-health-day