Take our Hope Quiz now by clicking here
To access the campaign pack click here
To access our training pack click here
Download the campaign poster here
‘Holding On To Hope in a Changing World’ is a five week social media campaign launching on 6 September which links World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September to World Mental Health Day on 10 October. The campaign is a collaboration between Health & Social Care partners across NI to encourage everyone to hold on to hope, to nurture our mental & emotional wellbeing and to raise awareness of the local and regional services that are available to help when times are tough.
The Interactive Campaign Pack features a Hope Quiz to help you reflect on how hopeful you are today. Your score will direct you to tips, information and resources that can help including:
- Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing
- Self-Care tips
- Helplines information
- Self-help resources
- Training on mental health
- Information on techniques such as gratitude, mindfulness and challenging negative thoughts.
- Downloadable poster and email strapFollow PHA channels:
Facebook/publichealthagency | Twitter - @publichealthNI | Instagram – publichealthNI
COVID-19 mental health advice
It’s important to take care of your mental and emotional wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
If you are concerned about your physical or emotional wellbeing, you should contact your GP.
If you are in emotional distress or despair, call Lifeline on 0808 808 8000.
Information on the free Stress Control classes and other training opportunities click here
For a library of helpful healthcare apps click here
Further useful leaflets can be found here
For more information, resources and self-help guides to support for your mental health and emotional wellbeing at this time visit the COVID Wellbeing NI Hub
Lifeline is a crisis response helpline service operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you’re in distress or despair, you can call Lifeline on 0808 808 8000 and talk to an experienced counsellor in confidence.
For more information visit www.lifelinehelpline.info
Journeys to recovery
View the TV ad 'The Fog' that focuses on the importance of openness and discussion as the first step to recovery if you're feeling low.
Where to find help
If you need help, talk to your GP. There are also lots of services near you that offer help and support on a range of issues which can affect mental health.