Time to talk day has been set up to encourage everyone to be more open about mental health and have more conversations about it, to break the stigma surrounding mental health.
People with mental health issues often feel awkward or embarrassed, or even afraid to discuss their mental health with others. This can make the illness so much worse, so it’s time to break the silence and talk about our mental health.
One in four people are affected by mental health issues; far more than a lot of people realise.
You can take part in Time to Talk Day in many ways, including texting a friend, chatting to a colleague or even organising an event.
Time to Change, who are running Time to Talk Day, are using the popular game “Would you rather?” to help break the ice this year.
There are events taking place all over the country for Time to Talk Day, have a look here
to see if there’s anything in your area.
There are resources available on the site to help you to organise your event. Visit the site to find out more: