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Better mental health for all

Supported by Mind, SAMH and Inspire

Step 1
Identify the need

Happy or sad?

Make happy and sad faces to show others how you feel, and discuss where you might go for support.

30 mins
Indoors / Outdoors

Better mental health bingo

What’s been going on? Fill out your card the fastest to win by finding out how our friends manage their mental health.

30 mins
Indoors

Inside the lines

Find out how common mental health problems can stand in the way of young people from all walks of life.

1 hour
Indoors

Take a shake break 

Shake away your fears and doubts as we see how mindfulness can help us take our minds off our problems

1 hour
Indoors/At camp

Keepie uppie 

Work together to stop the balloons touching the floor as we look at how a mental health issue can impact on your life.

 

30 mins
Indoors

True or false 

Show what you know about mental health as we bust the stigma surrounding the subject with some home truths.

10 mins
Indoors

Better mental health for all performance

Learn some lines to say that make a statement about recognising people who struggle with their mental health.

30 mins
Indoors / Outdoors

 

 

Step 2
Plan action

Five ways to wellbeing chatterbox

Do you know the five ways to wellbeing? Explore how they relate to your life with a chatterbox 

30 mins
Indoors

Community wellbeing map

 

Identify services near you that promote positive wellbeing or support young people experiencing mental health problems.

1 hour 30 mins
Indoors/Outdoors

I spidey spy

 

Use a spider’s web to identify some problems people face when it comes to mental health and come up with some solutions.

1 hour
Indoors

Wellbeing wheels

 

Create a spinning wheel to inspire others to boost their wellbeing.

1 hour 30 mins
Indoors

Mindfulness time

 

Take a few moments to practice mindfulness with the help of some everyday objects.

10 mins
Indoors/Outdoors
Step 3
Take action

Become a walk and talk ambassador

Get outside, go for a walk and use a chatterbox to start conversations about wellbeing

60 mins
Outdoors

 

Build a wellbeing box               

Build a mood-boosting box full of positive messages and interesting items.

4 hours
Indoors/At home

 

Wellbeing sessions                   

Make wellbeing a part of your everyday and find time and space to take care of yourselves.

1 hour
Indoors/Outdoors 

 

Organise a de-stresstival         

Put on an event to show your community what you’ve learned about wellbeing and promote better mental health for all.

4 hours
Indoors/Outdoors

 

 

Vlog or blog for better mental health

Share your thoughts and experiences to raise awareness and share ideas about looking after your wellbeing.

4 hours
Indoors/Outdoors

 

Upcoming resources

 

Step 4
Learn and make more change

Launching
late 2020

Step 5
Tell the world

Launching
late 2020

Themes

Protecting our environment

 
 

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Ending homelessness

 
 
 

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Supporting refugees and displaced children

 

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Understanding disability

 
 

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Kindness in every community

 

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