About Mental Health
For those of you who don’t know what mental health is, here is a definition:
“A person’s condition with regards to their physiological and emotional wellbeing”
Someone with good mental health is able to cope with the everyday stresses of life, realise their full potential, strive for success and engage and interact with people well.
However, someone with poor mental health will struggle with these things and may find it difficult to recover.
Why does it matter?
We all have mental health, like we all have physical health. Both change throughout our lives. And, like our bodies, our minds can become unwell. This is a definition of mental illness
“Diagnosable condition that significantly interferes with an individual’s ability to function”
With our target age group being 11-25 year olds, most of the people we support are likely to be in education.
As a charity we are aware that at a young age, an emotional resilience is built that can last a lifetime. Therefore, we feel it is vital that young people are taught and properly educated about not only their own mental health but others around them.
With one of our charity aims based on education, we are passionate about advancing the information given to people not only at a young age but within general society.
Our first steps into making a change is ensuring young people know who we are, where we are and how to contact us.