HSE’s mental health literacy campaign – spunout

What is the HSE’s new mental health campaign all about?

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The mental health literacy campaign was created by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention and Health and Wellbeing Team. It’s not always easy to recognise when you’re experiencing mental health difficulties. This new campaign highlights that experiences like ongoing stress, sleep issues, anxiety and low mood are all related to our mental health and signs that we might need some support. The campaign also helps people make the connection between these common mental health difficulties and the different supports available that can help.

By visiting yourmentalhealth.ie, you can find a wide range of information and resources to help you:

  • recognise and manage your mental health
  • support others when they need help
  • identify and respond to difficulties at the earliest opportunity using self-help and social support
  • be aware of when to refer yourself or someone else to a health professional to address more complex mental health difficulties.

We’ve put together some articles that can help you learn more about common mental health difficulties and ways of supporting your mental health and wellbeing


10 ways to get a solid night’s sleep

Relaxation techniques to help you sleep

Getting enough sleep when working irregular hours

How to avoid an all-nighter

What’s the difference between poor sleep and a sleep disorder?

Yourmentalhealth.ie sleep information and support

Stress and anxiety

What is Generalised Anxiety Disorder?

10 tips for dealing with stress

9 ways to manage anxiety

What is a phobia and what can I do about one?

Yourmentalhealth.ie anxiety information and support

Yourmentalhealth.ie stress information and support

Low mood

Dealing with difficult emotions

Dealing with depression

Yourmentalhealth.ie low mood information and support

To learn more about making the connection between what you’re experiencing and the best kind of support for you, see the website Yourmentalhealth.ie,  @hse_ymh on Twitter and Facebook at facebook.com/hseyourmentalhealth.

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