#MakeTime for friends

Three of your classmates will experience a mental health problem

You might be surprised to hear that. And, though this kind of experience is quite common, around three-quarters of young people with mental health problems worry about how their friends will react.

It doesn’t have to be this way.

Just being there for friends can make all the difference

There are lots of simple things you can do – like sending a text to say hello, keeping people involved in what’s going on, or popping round for a cup of tea. Often it’s just about keeping up with the everyday things. 

Right now you could  share time to change #MakeTime for friends share our film on social media to show how important friends are or make time for a friend by sending them an ecard invite.

What do you know about mental health?

We all have mental health, like we all have physical health. It affects the way we think and feel about ourselves and others, and how we deal with life.

Mental health problems are experienced by people of any age, race, religion or income. The most commonly diagnosed are depression,anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), bipolar disorderschizophrenia, and eating disorders.


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