Taking steps in relation to Mental Health

Published: 03 November 2020

To take steps to address the growing concern in relation to mental health in Wales, I’d like to ask for your help in spreading the message that support is available for those that may be struggling with their wellbeing.

Welsh Government are currently running a campaign across social media, that signposts to the C.A.L.L. Mental Health Helpline for Wales https://callhelpline.org.uk/

The simple message is:

Sut wyt ti? Sut bynnag wyt ti’n teimlo, mae cymorth ar gael 24/7. Galw 0800 132737, neu tecstio ‘help’ i 81066

How are you? No matter how you're feeling, support is available 24/7. Call 0800 132737 or text "help" to 81066

Assets available here:

https://we.tl/t-mXqElITTHa

Information at this link details further help and support available:

https://gov.wales/safe-help/mental-health

https://llyw.cymru/iach-a-diogel/iechyd-meddwyl?_ga=2.168261089.1372551002.1603876126-1447233263.1571998567

We would be very grateful if you are able to support through your channels so we can reach as many people who need to see this message as possible. We will be posting regular content via:

@WGHealthandCare/@LlCIechydaGofal

@WG_Communities/@LlC_Cymunedau

Looking Out for Each Other Facebook account https://www.facebook.com/lookingoutforeachothersafely/

@WelshGovernment/@LlywodraethCym

Welsh Government Facebook pages https://www.facebook.com/welshgovernment/ https://en-gb.facebook.com/llywodraethcymru

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