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Supporting your mental wellbeing

In this together, even if we are on our own


Amongst the many practical issues we face, mental health is also a serious concern. The change in routine and sense of confinement could have a serious impact on our sense of wellbeing. Now, more than ever, we need to recognise the signs of failing mental health amongst loved ones, friends and ourselves.

The Farm Safety Foundation, or Yellow Wellies as some of you know them, is a charity we founded and fund. They have put together a guide for us about coping with the stress of COVID-19. It outlines what mental health actually means, offers some top tips for working at home, building your resilience, identifying the triggers and signs of mental ill health, talking and of course, the sources of support.

Download the guide

Addressing the stigma

Mental health issues can affect anyone and we want everyone to be able to talk about it and know how to provide support. Our guide will help you to have a conversation about the issues and point your friends and family towards the support they need, even under lockdown.

So what is mental health?

Approximately one in four people experience at least one mental health issue that can include everything from panic attacks to psychosis. Download our guide to learn more.

Spot the signs

Is someone in your house suffering from mental health problems? We’ve got information about the signs you should be looking out for so you can help them take the first step in getting the support they need to recover.  

Manage the stress

We’re all pretty stressed out at the moment. But what is stress and what can you do about it? We have some answers.

Deal with depression

Clinical depression accounts for 26% of all mental health issues. But what’s the difference between depression and just having a bad day? Find out more.

We’re all pretty stressed out at the moment. But what is stress and what can you do about it? We have some answers.

 

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4 tips for talking about mental health

  • Keep the conversation positive and supportive
  • Keep your body language open and non-confrontational
  • Be empathetic and take the issue seriously
  • Ask open questions that can't be answered with a "yes" or "no"