Mental health is about how we think and feel. At times, we can all feel stressed, anxious, worried or afraid.
Many factors affect our mental health – housing, jobs, schools transport, the environment – as well as the way we live our lives.
At times, we can all feel stressed, anxious, worried or afraid.
We may also have experiences that are very difficult to cope with, such as unemployment or the end of a relationship.
Being bullied, sexual or racial harassment, experiencing discrimination because of mental ill health, not having a voice because we’re too young, too old or simply different, can all have a negative impact on our mental health.
Doing something positive can make all the difference – for every one of us.
In these pages you can find details on NHS Lanarkshire services and other local and national groups that can provide advice, support and help on mental health issues.
On the top tips section there is also some simple advice to help you to stay positive.