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Ryder Cup 2018

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - Sun, 30 Sep 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018

Wed, 10 Oct 2018

What is Mental Health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.

Mental health affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Mental health services in England deal with a wide range of issues, such as:

  • depression
  • anxiety disorders, including panic attacksand phobias
  • psychosis conditions
  • obsessive compulsive disorders
  • eating disorders
  • trauma-related conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder
  • perinatal mental health conditions
  • children's mental health conditions
  • drugs and alcohol services
  • ADHD and autism spectrum conditions
  • dementia
  • mental health conditions related to living with long-term conditions

This means mental health services have to be able to cater for people from all walks of life and with very different needs. Mental health services in England are generally run in the following categories:

  • adult services
  • child and adolescent services
  • forensic services
  • learning disability services
  • older adult's services
  • substance misuse services

How these services are organised in each local area may differ. This means some may not cover all mental health conditions, or only deal with people of a certain age.

Campaigns

International Stress Awareness Day: 7 November

ISMA celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018, so we need to make it a very special year. For INSAD 2018 we're aiming to do even better – we’re going to devote the whole week 5th – 9th November

Know your Numbers

Know your Numbers! Week 2018 will take place 10-16 September. Registration to run a Pressure Station is now closed.

Movember: November

Stay in the mo. Stop men dying too young.

National Parks Week 2019

National Parks Week is the National Parks family's annual celebration of everything that is unique and wonderful about our 15 National Parks - Britain's breathing spaces.

National Stress Awareness Month 2019

April marks the start of National Stress Awareness Month! What are your plans?

National Work Life Week: 1 - 5 October

Making work work for all during National Work Life Week.

One You – New Year, New You

One You is here to help you make small changes that fit your life, so you feel better and healthier, every day.

Stoptober

Stop smoking for 28 days and you're 5 times more likely to quit for good.

World Heart Day 2018

This year, the global campaign focuses on looking after our own hearts, and the hearts of our loved ones.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental healt

World Sleep Day 2019

The Next World Sleep Day® is March 15, 2019

National Programmes

Active10

Exercise...made easy. Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise?

Couch to 5K

The One You Couch to 5k app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks.

Get Set to Go

The programme aims to improve the lives of people who have mental health problems through access to sport in their communities.

One You

Modern life makes it hard to be healthy. The good news is we can fight back. One You is here to help you get back to a healthier you.