Mental Health heroes

The Government has announced a call for nominations for a new scheme to raise awareness of the different ways people can support those experiencing mental ill health.

The initiative, entitled Mental Health Heroes is looking for people who are changing lives through one or more of the following:

  • helping to break the stigma around mental health
  • inspiring others in addressing or overcoming mental health difficulties
  • making it easier for people to access mental health support and advice
  • supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties to stay in or return to work
  • pioneering new or innovative ways of supporting people with mental health problems and/or their families

Nominations need to be submitted by 27 January 2015.