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It's Mental Health Awareness Week

The theme this year is loneliness. Feeling lonely is something we can all experience at any point in our lives. It can make us feel isolated and have a negative impact on our wellbeing.

There are lots of simple things you can do to lift someone out of loneliness and in doing so, it might help you to feel less lonely too.

Video: Lift someone out of loneliness

See simple things you can do to help someone who may be lonely.

Looking after your mental health

There are little things we can all do to help look after our mental health. Explore our website or take the Your Mind Plan quiz to get a personalised mental health action plan with practical tips.

Get Your Mind Plan

Answer 5 quick questions to get your free plan with tips to help you deal with stress and anxiety, improve your sleep, boost your mood and feel more in control.

More ideas for your wellbeing

Kickstart your health

Physical and mental health go hand in hand. Loads of the things you do for your body will boost your mental wellbeing too – and Better Health has the tools, advice and support to help you.

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Helping someone else

Get tips and advice on helping others struggling with their mental health.

Urgent support

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, it's important to get support – services are still open during the coronavirus pandemic.

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