We all go through tough times, and people help us through them. Other times we worry about other people’s mental health.
Whether they are a friend, family member or colleague, there are many ways to support somebody you care about.
Through our research-based mental health information and advice, and ongoing programmes and policy work, we want to help people look after their mental health, prevent more serious problems from developing and help everyone live mentally healthy lives.
How to support someone with a mental health problem
Sometimes we worry about other people’s mental health. Whether they are a friend, family member or colleague, there are many ways to support somebody you care about.Read the advice
Supporting a partner with depression
Understanding how depression affects your partner can be key to building a healthy, supportive relationship that supports both people’s mental wellbeing. Our supporters shared how they support a partner who is depressed.Read the article
Talking to children about scary world events
How to minimise the negative impact the news can have on your children through open and honest conversations.Read the article
Talking to your children about healthy internet use
Useful tips on how to keep children safe and healthy online - how to minimise the negative impact on your child, while encouraging healthy internet use to maximise the benefits.Read the tips
Relationships at work: our top tips for managers
We discuss how the five top tips for healthy relationships apply to working life, and in particular to the line management relationship.Read the tips
Random acts of kindness
Research shows that helping others can be good for our mental health. Read 50 random act of kindness you can do today.Read the article
Our mental health publications
Our high-quality, evidence-based mental health publications are free to download and available to buy in print.
Supporting mental health in children and young people
Resources for school
Resources to help schools discuss mental health topic like loneliness, body image and kindness with their students.Explore resources for schools
Resources for education staff
Our resources for education staff can help you look after your own mental health as well as that of your students.Explore resources for education staff
Resources for parents and caregivers
Resources to help parents and caregivers look after their own and their children's mental health.Explore parent and caregiver resources
Supporting mental health at work
How to support mental health at work
There is strong evidence that workplaces with high levels of mental wellbeing are more productive.