Every Mind Matters

June 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Every Mind Matters


Looking after your mental health is as important as your physical health.

Understandably at this time during the Coronavirus pandemic, everyone’s mental health is consistently changing. There are many things we can do, and support available to help with changes in our mental health.

Mental health is changeable, complex, real, important and something everyone has.

Mental health is not a weakness, something you can snap out of or something to only think about when it’s ‘broken’. The IDS staff are here for you should you want to talk anything through. Below you will find some useful links for other agencies specialising in mental health support.

#everymindmatters is an NHS initiative with lots of useful guidance on tips for self help and access to support

Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

More locally, there is number of charities and agencies to help support you with your mental health, Mind just being one.

Hackney and Waltham Forest Mind

Tower Hamlets and Newham Mind

Lambeth and Southwark Mind

Please take the time to consider your own mental health by clicking the links above, and know that there are support mechanisms in place whatever your circumstances