Each year, the Mental Health Foundation hosts a UK-wide week of mental health awareness events. Anyone can run an event or join in with one - it doesn't have to be run by the Mental Health Foundation. You can read more about the week and the theme for this year from the Mental Health Foundation below, or click to find out more here.
Why have we chosen nature and the environment for 2021?
We have chosen ‘Nature and the environment’ as the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May 2021!
The evidence is clear that access to nature is crucial for our mental health and millions of people re-discovered that during lockdowns this year. However, this was not the same for all of us. We want to explore what the barriers are and ensure everyone is able to share in the natural world and experience the mental health benefits.
The week will be an opportunity to open our eyes to the power of nature.
We have set the theme, organised and hosted Mental Health Awareness Week for the last 21 years, during which time the event has grown to become one of the biggest awareness weeks across the UK and globally.
The Week is an opportunity for people to talk about all aspects of mental health, with a focus on providing help and advice.
How can I get involved?
Love the theme as much as we do? Then keep your eyes peeled on this page, sign up to our newsletter and follow our social media acccounts for updates on the week. More information on how to get involved is coming soon.
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