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Working together across Coventry and Warwickshire to prevent suicide

Health and Care Partnership
10th September, 2021
This Suicide Prevention Day (10 September), organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire want to raise awareness of the local and national services and support available, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has impacted the mental health of so many.

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‘It’s not just me now, someone else knows – I’m not here on my own.’ Coventry and Warwickshire shining a light on male mental health

11th May, 2021
Mental health awareness week is an opportunity to reflect on our wellbeing and to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world to create positive changes which support and improve how we feel.
 

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Spotlight on the benefits of nature to support mental health

10th May, 2021
The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May) from the Mental Health Foundation is nature. Health and care partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are supporting the week and asking people to think about how they can use the great outdoors to improve their mental health.  

 

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Togetherall - Online community

Togetherall
10th October, 2020
Togetherall is an online community for 24/7 mental health support. It is dedicated to starting conversations & creating a safe place to share.
 

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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) - free and confidential NHS service

IAPT
10th October, 2020
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? No matter how big or small the problem seems to be, the NHS IAPT service can help.

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Rise - we're here for you right now

RISE
10th October, 2020
Know someone who is under-17 who may be feeling low, alone or worried? Don't wait, Rise is here to support. 


 

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Coventry and Warwickshire Safe Havens Open Every Evening 6-11pm

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind and Mental Health Matters
9th October, 2020
Coventry and Warwickshire Safe Haven services now available by phone, text, email, and in-person seven evenings a week between 6-11pm! 

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Springfield Mind - Ways to Take a Break

Springfield Mind
9th October, 2020
Springfield Mind have been asking everyone in the charity how they make time in the day to take a break.  

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Coventry University week-long campaign - ‘Spotlight on Mental Health'

Coventry University
9th October, 2020
We are launching a week-long campaign, ‘Spotlight on mental health’, in collaboration with Coventry University Students’ Union, Student Services and colleagues from the Mental Health and Wellbeing Zone to coincide with World Mental Health Day. 

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Carers Trust Set Up a Dedicated Helpline for Carers on World Mental Health Day

Carers Trust
9th October, 2020
Carers Trust will be having a dedicated helpline on Saturday 10th October for Carers worried about their Mental Health 

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University of Warwick – Wellbeing Support Services

University of Warwick
9th October, 2020
Wellbeing Support Services at the University of Warwick provide a range of services that can help students to develop the personal resources and skills needed to navigate the challenges and opportunities of student life.  

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World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health for all

Health and Care Partnership
8th October, 2020
Health and social care partners across Coventry and Warwickshire are marking World Mental Health Day on 10 October by raising public’s awareness of resources that they can access to help improve their wellbeing as well as where to find help. 
 

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Arty Folks ‘Come-Connect’ FREE event on World Mental Health Day

Arty Folks
8th October, 2020
On Saturday 10 October, Arty-Folks will be collaborating with Chat Central with an event for the public and professionals to find out what support community groups can offer in Coventry and Warwickshire at present. 

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Samaritans - new research, advice, and resources

Samaritans
8th October, 2020
Samaritans have published the first in a series of research studies undertaken across the UK and Ireland into the support available to those who self-harm.

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Wellbeing for Warwickshire #DoOneThing

Wellbeing for Warwickshire
8th October, 2020
Prioritising mental health has never been more important than it is now.  So this year, to mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Wellbeing for Warwickshire will be encouraging everyone to #DoOneThing. 

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Helping people to realise the world is a better place with them in it

Health and Care Partnership
6th August, 2020
Life is dear, keep hold of it, you are not alone.

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