The story behind Everyday.
As a mental health charity, we have got involved in World Mental Health Day since our inception. We love the fact that people used social media platforms to talk openly about mental health, sharing their experiences and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health. And we think it is great that companies and the government each year show their support for good mental health within the workplace and society as a whole. However, we decided to take a break from it this year — and here’s why. Behind the social media banners, big promises and openness, the situation surrounding mental health provision in this country is actually getting worse, not better. This year’s ONS suicide figures show a marked increase in...Read More