S1 E7: How to look after your mental health at Christmas

S1 E7: How to look after your mental health at Christmas

By Mental Health Foundation

On our latest episode, Stuart and Bethan discuss mental health at Christmas. In what ways Christmas can be good for your mental health, and what things can impact your mental health around this time of year. They speak to Ed Davie, Communities Lead at the Mental Health Foundation about how you can look after your mental health at Christmas through focusing in on your needs, setting boundaries, taking up volunteering and much more. 

What is the Mental Health Foundation Podcast? This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series which brings to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments, and mental health tips.

Bethan Buswell and Stu Hill are hosts. Bethan & Stu and the Mental Health Foundation want to raise awareness, get people talking and provide support and hope.

Tips on looking after your mental health at Christmas: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/you-and-your-mental-health-still-matter-christmas
How volunteering can benefit your mental health at Christmas: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog/how-volunteering-christmas-can-benefit-your-mental-health
Christmas Savings: https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/christmas-savings/

Stuart Hill Twitter: https://twitter.com/stuhill90
Bethan Buswell Twitter: https://twitter.com/BeaBuswell
Ed Davie Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdDavie

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Get in touch with us: online@mentalhealth.org.uk

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If you are feeling like ending your life, please call 999 or go to A&E and ask for the contact of the nearest crisis resolution team. These are teams of mental health care professionals who work with people in severe distress.

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