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World Mental Health Day – 10 October

The 10 October is World Mental Health Day, raising awareness and encouraging people to look after their own mental well-being.

Mental health problems can affect anyone at any time, in-fact 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year. There is a lot of support out there for anyone struggling with mental health problems, you don’t have to go through it alone.

Residents of South Cheshire can access free online mental health support with the ‘Big White Wall’. Anyone, aged 16+ living in South Cheshire can access a safe, anonymous online community of people who can help each other as well as having the benefit of trained professionals who ensure the safety and anonymity of all members. It also hosts a range of well-being tools to help with self-management. To access the Big White Wall, simply go to www.bigwhitewall.com and enter your postcode.

There is also a wealth of information and support at www.nhs.uk

Free online mental health support for South Cheshire patients

South Cheshire and Vale Royal residents going through a tough time or struggling with mental health issues can now get free online support. Big White Wall is available to all South Cheshire and Vale Royal residents aged 16+.

The service is designed to help patients get support, take control and feel better. It provides 24/7 peer and professional support (with trained counsellors online at all times), plus a range of wellbeing tools to help people self-manage. This service is safe and anonymous, so no one will know you have chosen to use it unless you tell them.

70% of members reported feeling better as a result of joining BWW, and 46% shared something for the first time. Whatever you’re going through, BWW is there to help. Simply go to www.bigwhitewall.com and enter your South Cheshire and Vale Royal postcode.

If you’d like to see more about how the service works, you can watch this short film: http://www.bigwhitewall.com/landing-pages/videohowitworks.aspx