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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

This week we’re supporting Mental Health Awareness Week. 1 in 4 Britons are said to be suffering from a mental health condition, Mental Health Awareness Week is concerned with removing any stigma surrounding Mental Health. It’s okay to talk, it’s good to talk, and it’s good to recognize that we are surrounded by situations and circumstance that affect our mental health and well-being.

The theme and main campaign for the week this year is Body Image. Body image is used to describe how we feel about our bodies. Thoughts and feelings towards our bodies can affect our everyday lives. 1 in 8 adults surveyed by the Mental Health Foundation felt suicidal because they felt so unhappy with how they looked, better body satisfaction has been linked to better overall well-being and fewer unhealthy dieting behaviours. Body image surrounds us in our day to day activities, in social, in work, in the media, and it’s vital to emphasise that we need to support diverse Body Image and Identity.

We’re following the #BeBodyKind campaign and supporting a positive outlook towards body image.

As part of the Source Group #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we are recognizing how you can look after your own mental health, here’s our top 10 points to #SourceSuccess, we promote these values and principals throughout our working environment.

 

  1. Stay active and motivated 
  2. Talk to someone
  3. Eat a well-balanced diet
  4. Do something that makes you happy
  5. Make time for yourself
  6. Drink sensibly
  7. Care for others
  8. Take a break
  9. Keep in touch with friends
  10. Accept who you are

 

 

The Source Family understand the importance of positive Mental Health and regularly practice our top 10 points for #SourceSuccess.

Mind is one of our Charity Partners this year, because Mental Health really is important to everyone at Source, and a charity close to our hearts. We’ve set up a Just Giving Page to kick off our fundraising, along with internal fundraising and donations, if you’d like to donate to support Mind then please follow this link, every little helps!

>>  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/source-group-international

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