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How to use Social Media for Mental Health Awareness and Support

This post shows how you can all join in with raising awareness on Mental Health using Social Media, as well as bloggers on their own websites.

I wanted to share how being chosen as a feature blogger for a Mental Health Awareness initiative on social media, highlighted to me how we can join in with initiatives like this, to in turn raise awareness for Mental Health issues.

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Using Art Therapy and Music Therapy for Mental Health

So the 10th October marked another ‘World Mental Health Day’ aka WMHD. Although I assume some of you reading this, may not have know this… It’s okay you can put your hands up and admit it, as that is what makes awareness days needed = to do just that, make more people aware!

This year I spent my WMHD at a local community centre hosting an event by β€˜Life Balance Arts’ a local Arts Community Investment Company who use their profits and assets for the public good. The afternoon was all about Mental Health and using different art forms to express ourselves, but also to create a comfortable atmosphere for people to openly and safely share their personal stories regarding Mental Health.

This post will give you a breakdown of the creative activities used throughout the day and how these types of sessions can be used to help mental health conversations. Art and Music can help create an open atmosphere to express ourselves in creative and fun ways. So let me tell you all about my ‘World Mental Health Day’ Spent With The Arts.

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