This is a short poem that I wrote to raise awareness and to encourage people to seek out help when needed. No one should have to suffer alone.
A Poem to Raise Awareness
Mental health will affect 1 in 4 of us,
So raising awareness is a must.
Nobody should feel they have to suffer alone,
There is plenty of help at the end of the phone.
Whether you have anxiety, feel lonely or stressed,
If you feel angry, have body issues or feel depressed,
Pick up that phone and take the first step,
Dial the number and speak to a mental health rep.
Providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 10pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm)
This is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)
Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)
For more information and contact number take a look at the NHS website.
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- The Health Benefits of Nature and Ways to Enjoy Nature.
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