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Walking Out Of Darkness 2017

Saturday 16th September 2017

Weston super Mare

Join people from across the UK to increase Mental Health Awareness, Suicide Prevention and end the Stigma.

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Stress Related Illness

 

noun: stress 

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.

Until recently psychological trauma was noted only in men after catastrophic wars. However, it is now recognised that Stress Related illness can result from such common occurrences as financial stress, the breakup of a significant relationship, a humiliating or deeply disappointing experience, the discovery of a life-threatening illness, a disabling condition or a motor accident. 

Traumatising events can take a serious emotional toll on those involved, even if the event did not cause physical damage.
    
It is not the event that determines whether something is traumatic to someone, but the individual's experience of the event and their ability to cope with it. And it is not predictable how a given person will react to a particular event.

For someone who is used to being in control of their emotions and life events, it may be surprising - even humiliating - to discover that something like financial struggle or job loss can be so debilitating.


* 1 in 4 people suffer Mental illness in the UK. Depression is more common than the common cold. You can make a difference, You can help end the Stigma surround Mental Illness and help reduce UK Suicides!!

Walking Out Of Darkness

Sat 16 September 2017

Weston super Mare

 

'Walking Out Of Darkness’ is taking place on Saturday 16 September 2017. An opportunity for everyone to walk together in support and unity for individuals and families suffering from Mental Health Difficulties and those, who have lost loved ones by suicide.

North Somerset Council’s Mental Health Champion Counsellor Roz Willis said: “The more we talk and educate our world about the issues of mental health and speak of the ways we can be a friend to this terrible illness, the quicker we can conquer the stigma of diagnosis for all.

“I am delighted that we are able to host this event in North Somerset this year, providing the opportunity for people to walk together in support and unity for individuals and families suffering from mental health difficulties and those who have lost loved ones by suicide.”

Register TODAY and together with thousands of people around the country, we can empower and inspire the end of mental illness stigma, raising mental health awareness and suicide prevention at ‘Walking Out Of Darkness’

Together we can make a Difference, we can increase Awareness, we can end the Stigma we can Save Lives!

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