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Time to talk

Time to Talk Day – 1st February 2024

Run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness it is about bringing people and communities together for the nation’s biggest mental health conversation event.

It can sometimes be easier to tell people we’re ‘fine’ than it is to say how we really feel, but talking openly and honestly can be the first step towards better mental health. Time to Talk Day is a great opportunity to start a conversation about mental health and the Time to Talk Day website is full of ideas to help you get started. This includes a host of free resources you can download here including posters, social media images, conversation starters, bunting and much more.

Derbyshire resources for Time to Talk Day 

You can show your support for Time to Talk Day 2024 by sharing the local and national resources within the free Derbyshire Mental Health Toolkit. The toolkit and many other digital free resources can be found here. You can also order Let’s Chat Derbyshire physical resources here for ongoing use. 

Let’s Chat Derbyshire Podcast 

The Let’s Chat Derbyshire Podcast is hosted by Derbyshire County Council’s Public Health Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Team. Join us for discussions with a range of people about mental health, suicide prevention and neurodiversity. You can listen and watch on your chosen podcast platform on the Let’s Chat Derbyshire podcast page. We are building up episodes so there is something for everyone over numerous subjects. 

Free mental wellbeing resources for teachers

The Better Health Every Mind Matters campaign have created free mental wellbeing resources for teachers to help young people understand the meaning of wellbeing and explore activities to help them feel good and boost their physical and mental health.

They include resources developed with teachers and linked to the Health Education and PSHE curriculums. The resources are available to download for free on the School Zone website.