Mental Health Awareness Week: Meet Manchester’s Mental Health Hero

Mental Health Awareness Week: Meet Manchester’s Mental Health Hero



Manchester is turned ^ talkin this mental health awareness week to help those suffering with their mental health and to stop the stigma often associated with it this includes the shining a light on suicide campaign recently launched in Salford by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership backed by Mayor Andy Burnham over 200 people take their own lives each year across Greater Manchester the campaign is launching across tan boroughs of Greater Manchester in the coming months this includes a short film a website and the toolkit that people can use to help those with suicidal thoughts along with those who have lost a loved one to suicide although similar campaigns in the Northwest include mercy cares the big blue campaign which is based on the simple but effective idea of offering someone a cup of tea and a listening ear recent research by the charity rethink mental illness also showed that 48% of community the power of talking is also getting recognition by the LHS to announce the expansion of their mental health job coaches program today this person is expected to double the amount of an access user twenty thousand years by 2020 already out there in Manchester to the people that need it we spoke to Paula Henry Paulette works as a barber at chaps barbers in Barry and his part of the Lyons barber collective an international collective which began in 2015 to raise awareness for the prevention of suicide in men the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK click below to read Paula Henry story

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