Protecting Your Mental Health
Sometimes it can be the simplest things that can help improve our mental health and build protective factors into our lives. There are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. Try to build these into your daily life – think of them as your ‘five a day’ for wellbeing.
- Connect with the people around you
- Be active – walk, cycle, run or play
- Take notice of the world around you
- Keep learning or try something new
- Give – do something nice for someone else
Take 5 leaflets and posters (in English and 11 other languages)
Take 5 leaflets and posters can be ordered from firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 028 3756 4454/4459
Self Help literature
Access a range of evidence based self-help booklets online or in audio format to support your self-care and help you in your care of others. Each booklet highlights relevant local and regional sources of supports available.
Read Yourself Well
Read yourself well is a partnership initiative with the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Public Health Agency and Libraries NI. Books are available in libraries across the southern area to help people understand and manage their health and wellbeing using self-help reading. These are available online or in hard copy and see link to view broad range available