Helping others

Many people who replied to the ArtsMinds survey said that they had been helped by friends, fellow artists and family with whom they had been able to talk about their mental well-being.  In this section we look at ways in which you can support someone else.

Breaking Down Stigma

A subject wrapped in secrecy, there is a lot of stigma about mental illness - but things are getting better.

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Raising the Subject

If you notice someone close to you is struggling to cope, how can you raise it with them?

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Supporting Students

Supporting students with mental health issues is one of the biggest challenges faced by teachers. Teachers have reported that rate of mental health problems in students has increased significantly in the past two years. This guide includes steps to identify and support students who are at risk.

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Supporting the Supporters

If you are interested in fundraising for relevant organisations and charities.

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If you feel like doing something active, you could consider volunteering.

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