5th June 2020, 8:30 - 9:30
Every September, we encourage lots of York-based businesses and organisations to support better mental health in their workplaces & amongst friends, by signing up to take part in the MindYourMates campaign running from September 10th - October 10th.
We would love for you to take part next time - read on to find out more.
Mental health – What’s the problem?
1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in any given year - yet many of us find it difficult to know what to say, and how to help someone we know.
The MindYourMates campaign aims to raise awareness of mental health issues, and give practical tips for how to help friends or colleagues who may be suffering.
York Mind – who are we?
We’re a mental health charity based in Clifton, York.
You may have heard of us before - we might have worked together to deliver training, or perhaps you’ve done some fundraising for us (thank you!).
An important part of our work is to help York-based employers and organizations improve the overall mental health of their employees & contacts, simultaneously raising awareness that our charity is here to help local people when they need support with their mental health.
Key MindYourMates campaign dates
(World Suicide Prevention Day)
Campaign launch day
10th Sept to 10th Oct
Every Tuesday throughout the campaign, shareable email content (case studies & top tips) sent to participants & posted online
(World Mental Health Day)
What we would like from you & your organisation
If your organisation is interested in taking part in the campaign, all that we’d like you to do is:
- Circulate the weekly content directly with your employees, volunteers or contacts
- Share our social media content on your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages (if you have them)
What’s in it for you?
1 in 4 of your customers, staff and contacts will be affected by mental ill-health.
By visibly supporting better mental health, both amongst your team and with your wider audience, reflects that your organisation is making positive moves to help break down the stigma attached to mental health problems.
With your permission, we will include your organisation’s name in our Press & Media activity.
You’ll also receive an official MindYourMates campaign pack in the post, to help you get started.
Is there any cost?
Not. One. Penny.