Health and wellbeing
Good physical and emotional health is key to living a fulfilled life. When someone is struggling to cope, either phyically or mentally, it can lead to more serious issues and have a negative impact on their life.
Self harm awareness
Self-harm is when someone deliberately hurts themselves. It can include cutting, burning, hitting or bruising, poisoning, scratching, hair-pulling or overdosing. People who self-harm aren’t usually trying to commit suicide or looking for attention.
Each day around 16 people take their life in the UK and Ireland. This page tells you who you should contact if you are feeling suicidal, or what you can do if someone tells you that they are.
Mental capacity and the Mental Capacity Act
Mental capacity is our ability to make decisions about all aspects of our lives. This could be affected permanently or temporarily by an injury, a serious illness or a disability.