One in four people in the UK have a mental health problem at some point in their lives.
Good mental and emotional health is important at every stage of life.
Mental health and emotional well being affect how we think, feel, act, handle stress, relate to others, make choices and manage our physical health.
Ways to maintain positive mental health include
- Getting professional help if you need it
- Connecting with others
- Staying positive
- Getting physically active
- Helping others
- Getting enough skills
- Developing skills
Connecting with others in Selsey
There are so many interest groups in Selsey, maybe there's one for you. Find out about what's on at the Selsey Information Exchange in Penny Lane or follow the link
Selsey Information Exchange
If you want to get physically active and connect with others locally there are lots of classes at The Selsey Centre and a gym and a pool at The Oasis.
If you prefer to get physically active at home there are too many free exercise video on Youtube to count. One of our favourites is Yoga with Adriene
Mental health disorders take many different forms and affect people in different ways. Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis, Eating Disorders and Personality Disorders are all examples of mental health problems.
Diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia generally develop in older age.
Follow the links below to read about the different conditions and find out how you can get help.
Pathfinder is an alliance of organisations in West Sussex working together to enable people with mental health support needs, and their carers, to improve their mental health and wellbeing.
To find out how you can access mental health support and advice, visit: www.pathfinderwestsussex.org.uk