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World Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday 10th October is World Mental Health Day.  Below is some information you might find useful to help you understand what mental health is and how we can look after ourselves.


What is Mental Health?

Mental health is about how you feel, think and sometimes behave. Lots of children have mental health problems and it means they can feel sad, angry or anxious.

Can you Think of any Mental Health Problems?

These are some of the ways that you can feel if you have a mental
health problem. 

  • Sad
  • Anxious
  • Angry


How can we look after our mental health?

To look after our mental health we can:

be physically active;
eat a balanced diet;
drink plenty of water;
get enough sleep;
talk about our feelings with someone we trust;
ask for help when something is troubling us; make sure we have time each day to be calm and quiet


spend time doing something we love;
spend time outside;
be creative;
spend time with people who make us smile;
help and be kind to others;
remember we are valuable and worthy just the way we are;
limit our time watching TV, on social media, the Internet and electronic devices.


People Who Can Help

  • Family
  • Teacher
  • Friends
  • Doctor