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Take 10 Together for World Mental Health Day

This World Mental Health Day, MHFA England is calling on everyone to ‘Take 10 Together’. Check in on someone - a friend, a family member, a colleague or student - and have a 10-minute conversation with them about their mental health and wellbeing.

 

This toolkit includes various templates and ready-to-use materials that businesses, Mental Health First Aiders, charities, schools and other organisations can use in the lead up to World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2016.

 

‘Take 10 Together’ seeks to help people take their first step on the journey of improving their mental wellbeing and that of others around them, as well as demonstrating the importance of Mental Health First Aid.

This World Mental Health Day, we should all Take 10 Together because: 

  • 10 million people in the UK will experience a mental health issue each year
  • 10% of children aged 5 to 16 have a diagnosable mental health issue
  • MHFA England has a goal to train 1 in 10 of the population
  • Make a difference on 10.10.16

The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day on Monday 10 October is ‘psychological and mental health first aid for all’ with the aim of making Mental Health First Aid a global priority on a par with physical first aid. 

Across the world, in 24 countries, 1 million people have been trained in Mental Health First Aid skills. MHFA England has trained over 140,000 of these people and our mission is to train 1 in 10 of England's population.

 

To download the campaign toolkit head to the 'Download toolkit' section of the site, we've created a range of content including:

 

  • Short, shareable videos which features business leaders, teachers, instructors and community figures talking about the benefits of MHFA training
  • Web banners for you to place on your websites, and email signatures which you can use in the lead up to WMHD
  • Social media calendar with draft tweets and Facebook posts for you to share
  • Infographics featuring practical and easy to follow information, such as the triggers and signs to spot for someone experiencing a mental health issue.
  • A wall poster, produced alongside Action for Happiness, that identifies the 10 Keys to Happier Living.
  • Shareable graphics featuring interesting statistics and facts about mental health

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