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World Mental Health Day
10 October 2018
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of October, repeating indefinitely
10 October every year: Raising awareness of mental health issues around the world.
An initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, and aims to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world, as well as mobilising efforts in support of better mental health.
You can find out more, and explore the different theme for each year, on the WHO World Mental Health Day web pages.
WHO’s comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan focuses international attention on the long-neglected issue of mental health, and calls for changes in attitudes that perpetuate stigma and discrimination.
Another useful website is the UK’s Mental Health Foundation, which has lots of factsheets, guides and statistics.