Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event that encourages the whole of the UK to start open conversations about mental health and focus on providing help and advice to one another. Each year the Foundation continues to set the theme, organise and host the Week - this years theme inspires everyone to think about connecting with nature and how spending time in nature can improve our mental wellbeing.
There are lots of ways that you can get involved in Mental Health Awareness Week and #ConnectWithNature.
Join Take Action, Get Active, and throughout the month of May, take part in half an hour of exercise a day, outdoors to support the Mental Health Foundation. Complete the 30 minutes a day, your way, you can run, jog, walk, skip – be as creative as you like, and you will receive full support from us along the way. Our theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year is nature. Spending quality time with nature can reduce stress, balance your mood and help you feel more positive. The important thing is to switch on your senses and really connect – whether that's noticing nature on your daily jog, or listening to the birds on your woodland walk.
Find out more on how you can get involved here: