We all go through tough times and people help us through them. Other times we have been worried 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.
At the Mental Health Foundation we believe that prevention is better than cure, so we want to help people support each other with their mental health and prevent more serious mental health problems from developing.
Our 'How to support someone with a mental health problem' guide
This article help you understand if someone you know has mental health problem and practical ways that you can help them to look after their mental health.
Supporting mental health in children and young people
Resources for school
We have a number of resources to help schools discuss mental health topic like loneliness, body image, kindness and more 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 your students.Explore resources for education staff
Resources for parents and care givers
These resources help parents and caregivers to look after their own children's and their own mental health.Explore parent and caregiver resources
Supporting mental health at work
Our 'How to support mental health at work' guide
There is strong evidence that workplaces with high levels of mental wellbeing are more productive.