Mental Health Awareness Week FAQs

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 will take place from 8-14 May on the theme of relationships.

How can I get involved?

During the week we encourage our supporters to hold events and campaign to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing. 

Holding an event? You can find out how to get involved as an individual, within a workplace and as a community.

What resources are available?

You can order leaflets for your Mental Health Awareness Week events, or a green mental health awareness ribbon.

How can I fundraise during the week?

The Mental Health Foundation is a charity that relies on public donations and grant funding to deliver and campaign for good mental health for all. 

Our events team have got you covered with some great event ideas.

Do you have any funding available for my event?

Unfortunately as a charity with limited resources, we don’t have the capacity to provide funding for events held during the week. 

Can you help me publicize any events I am holding during the week?

You can submit details of your event to be displayed on our activity map. This will be launched in the coming weeks for you to submit your own events. We will be publicizing this map in the lead up to the week so that supporters can find out about and attend your events. 

How can I become a partner organisation during the week?

If you would like to support Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 as an organisation, please get in touch at You can also find out ways to get your workplace involved here.