This year, the focus is on stress.
By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and, in some instances, self-harm and suicide. We will look at how we can tackle stress and help improve our mental health.
Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this.
Principal People are participating in MHAW 2018 by raising awareness of stress and how we can manage it and its effects.
This week we will be participating in relief yoga, group discussions, 1-1 chats and stress busting activities throughout.
Watch this short youtube video to understand more about stress and what this week can bring https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eZ0xtxdVOA&feature=youth.be