In support of Mental Health Awareness Week Simon Fell, the MP for Barrow and Furness, has produced a mental health guide with a directory of local mental health support services in Barrow and Furness.
Commenting on the launch of the guide, which is accessible on Mr Fell's website, the MP said: "We are now living through unprecedented times".
"This is a hard time for people who have not even been directly affected by the Coronavirus, nevermind those who have tragically lost family and friends, so it is more important than ever to look after our mental health and be there for one another". One which looks out for each other and wraps its arms around one another. Now, more than ever, we need to keep on looking out for each other and checking in to make sure our family, friends and neighbours are well.
The AWP have issued a reminder for people to be kind to themselves and others during Mental Health Awareness Week.
Tommy McIlravey CEO at Lancashire Mind said: "At Lancashire Mind we believe that there should be no barriers to people achieving good mental health and wellbeing and we work continually to break boundaries and lead a mental wellbeing revolution. I want to say a huge thank you to all of the staff and volunteers from these fantastic organisations for the work that they're doing to help to protect people's mental wellbeing".
Find out moreThe Community Mental Health Online Support platform has a range of tools and resources, including contact details of service providers that can provide help with the mental health.
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council's Disability Champion has said the publication of a Mental Health Action Plan for Northern Ireland is a positive development for everyone.
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week has been held every year in the United Kingdom since 2001 and aims to raise awareness and promote the message of good mental health for everyone. In accountancy for example, the end of year period, furlough, changes to tax and VAT returns and all kinds of loans and grants have made the situation different to most other end-of-financial-year periods, giving stress and anxiety the opportunity to rear their ugly heads.