Mental illness is more common than you may realise and affects people of all ages and backgrounds. It's very likely that someone you know is experiencing, or has previously experienced, mental illness of some kind. You might even have experienced mental illness yourself.
Mental illnesses come in many different forms and each person experiences mental health issues in their own way: some people experience mild mental illness and recover on their own, others experience more severe and recurring mental illnesses and need support.
Understanding more about mental health and mental illness is the first step towards helping ourselves and others. There are a range of effective strategies and treatments that can help people manage their mental health issues and begin the journey to recovery.
To find out more about some basic mental health strategies and tips for accessing support check out the links on the right.
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