Mental Health
Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 13th-19th May and the campaign is headed by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is body image. For more information visit or follow
the hashtags #BeBodyKind and#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek .

Body Image report

Video playlist

We’ve compiled a selection of YouTube videos that discuss issues around body image and mental health

Books and ebooks

Raising Teens

Raising Teens is a BBC Sussex radio programme on adolescent mental health. This hour-long episode deals with the effect of body image on teenagers’ behaviour.

Click to listen on BBC Sounds.


Podcast playlist

Body image research report

Just over one third of UK adults have felt anxious (34 per cent), or depressed (35 per cent) because of concerns about their body image, according to new research by the Mental Health Foundation. You can freely download the Foundation’s 2019 research report which includes analysis of how body image is affected by long-term health conditions, ethnic background, sexual orientation and gender identity.


Training and online help

Mental health training with #mytavi… Change lives with our training in mental health and social care. From one-day CPD to five-year doctorate courses, see where our training can take you. All courses can be found on our Education and Training pages.

Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life, the NHS Choices Moodzone can help. It offers practical advice, interactive tools, videos and audio guides to help you feel mentally and emotionally better. Click here to visit now.

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