World Mental Health Day (WMHD) proved to be a busy day of activity for Community Foundations up and down the country. From staff training to the launch of new funding programmes, Community Foundations played an active part in the day and rose to the occasion. Below are some social media picks from WMHD.
East End Community Foundation launch Mental Health fund for Hackney
Isolation begins in unexpected places. #letstalk #WMHD18 #headstogether #fundforhackney. Read the full press release about our #MentalHealth #fund for #Hackney here: https://t.co/aLOg64RkTA pic.twitter.com/nw8jurYmtz— East End Community Foundation (@EastEnd_CF) October 10, 2018
Community Foundation for Northern Ireland highlight their research into mental health issues
The prevalence of mental health issues are 20% higher in NI than England or Scotland with 24% of women & 17% of men affected. Those living in deprived areas twice as likely to be affected. Read more of our research on mental health: https://t.co/1j2VfETOC6 #WorldMentalHealthDay pic.twitter.com/KxmF1TrT9E— Community Foundation (@CFNIreland) October 10, 2018
Community Foundation for Surrey promote new Surrey Mental Health Fund
Blog! This #MentalHealthDay2018 learn how our #Surrey Mental Health Fund will support young people as early as 8 years old suffering #mentalhealth issues, and why there is a real need for this support within the county! https://t.co/Sz3yoXcZZ6 pic.twitter.com/WB42e19FZo— Community Foundation for Surrey (@CFSurrey) October 10, 2018
Leeds Community Foundation show the impact of The Leeds Fund
“It was a big commitment but we loved it. I realised that we’d all been through something. I had suffered a lot of stress and anxiety as part of my previous job...." This #WorldMentalHealthDay2018 meet Juliana and hear more about #TheLeedsFund's impact https://t.co/pMumUnmOuH pic.twitter.com/UyOlMtyui0— Leeds Community Foundation (@LeedsCommFound) October 10, 2018
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland staff receive 'mental health at work' training
It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay and @TynesideMind is educating our staff around mental health at work. Understanding mental health and spotting the signs is hugely important and is often very hard to do. pic.twitter.com/dV9zSDdoru— Community Foundation (@CFTyneWearNland) October 10, 2018
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