Why is World Mental Health Day so Important?
" World Mental Health Day 2023 is an opportunity for people and communities to unite behind the theme ‘Mental health is a universal human right” to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right. "
The World Health Organization
We have a BIG vision! But we need your help.
Our vision is a Lancashire where everyone can have the best mental health and wellbeing possible. We need your help to raise awareness.
Get involved and spread the word!
Join us or hold your own event for World Mental Health Day. #BlueforLancashire
Join us for the World Mental Health Day Chorley Take-Over
On Tuesday 10th October Lancashire Mind will be in venues across Chorley.
We would love to see you there! Come along for a chat with our staff and well-being coaches to find out more about what we do. Whether you need some support to improve your mental health or you want to learn how to stay mentally healthy.
9am - 3pm
9am - 3pm
CHORLEY LEISURE CENTRE
10am - 3pm
CHORLEY YOUTH CENTRE
10.30am - 12.30pm
Youth Centre Women’s Group,
CHORLEY FOOTBALL CLUB
Saturday 14th October 3pm
Chorley vs Alfreton Town
The Chorley Group, Victory Park Stadium, Duke St, Chorley, PR7 3DU
SCHOOLS ONLINE SESSIONS
Join us on World Mental Health Day
Our sessions will be available to watch here at 9am on Tuesday 10th October, with accompanying resources to download for your class. See you on Tuesday!
Explore this year’s theme with your pupils: Mental Health is a Universal Human Right. Sessions are interactive and encourage pupils to engage in important discussions about Mental Health. Two sessions are available, led by our CYP Team: Key Stage 1 & 2 or Key Stage 3
Did You Know?
1 in 8 people across the world are living with a mental health condition and at any one time.
1 in 4 people are experiencing poor mental health.
Mental health impacts our physical health, well-being and how we connect with others.
We are going blue because blue is the colour of Lancashire Mind. Blue can attract negative associations and is used in terms such as ‘feeling blue’. We want to challenge and change those thoughts because at Lancashire Mind we are proud to be blue! For us, blue represents a powerful movement of volunteers, supporters, staff and trustees committed to better mental health for all.
Join us across Chorley, or at home, or in the office, or at school.... basically anywhere. All you need to do is wear something blue on World Mental Health Day - simple! Take a selfie, tag us and use #BlueforLancashire to join our campaign.
SPREAD THE WORD - GET INVOLVED!
Help share our message on social media!
We need your help to raise awareness and support taking action.
To join in our World Mental Health Day campaign please download the social media support graphics below and post them on your feeds, then add the tag #blueforlancashire
Volunteers help us deliver our life changing services across Lancashire. From raising money at our fundraising events to delivering our projects in schools, there are many opportunities to get involved.
People who freely give their time, energy and commitment are vital to the work we do across Lancashire.
Fundraising is a great way to support your local mental health charity, Lancashire Mind. All the money raised for Lancashire Mind stays in Lancashire.
The amazing support we receive from our fundraisers means that we can change lives across Lancashire as we work towards our vision of Mental Wellbeing for All.
At Lancashire Mind, we won’t stop until everyone in Lancashire achieves good mental health and wellbeing.
We want people living with a mental health condition to get the right support when needed and not be treated differently because of their mental health. Please donate so together we can help improve lives.
Flourishing Minds - Project Spotlight
Follow our interview series this week as we chat about the importance of good mental health and explore the fantastic support the Flourishing Minds Project offers for the communities of Blackburn and Darwen.
The Flourishing Minds Project offers 1-to-1 Wellbeing Coaching for people experiencing the early signs and symptoms of poor mental health.
ARE YOU A BUSINESS OR ORGANISATION?
Join us for World Mental Health Day, to meet our partners, learn more about what we offer, and hear from our existing members on how the network is helping them to promote and safeguard mental health and wellbeing within their organisations.
Lancashire Business Network Event
Tuesday 10th of October
9am - 11am
Room 9 - 4th Floor - County Hall