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World Mental Health Day 2023...

World Mental Health Day is celebrated annually on October 10th to raise awareness about mental heath and promote well-being. World Mental Heath Day is an opportunity to challenge the stigma around mental heath and to promote the importance of mental heath well-being. It is also a day to raise awareness about resources that are available to people who are struggling.

The Wellbeing at Work team at Dugdale Nutrition would like to highlight the importance of reaching out for help if you feel that you are struggling, not only in our workplace but in and around our local community.

A recent study has shown that 94% of UK farmers under 40 rank poor mental health as the biggest hidden problem that they face today!

If you would like to find out more information on the Mental Health Foundation please follow this link...

Please find some more useful contacts below:


The Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day - in full confidence.

Shout Crisis Helpline

For support in a crisis, Text Shout to 85258

If you’re experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support.

Shout can help with urgent issues such as:

  • Suicidal thoughts

  • Abuse or assault

  • Self-harm

  • Bullying

  • Relationship challenges

The Mind Infoline

Mind offer an information line to answer questions about:

  • Types of mental health problem

  • Where to get help

  • Drug and alternative treatments advocacy

Call the Mind info line on 0300 123 3393 (UK landline calls are charged at local rates, and charges from mobile phones will vary considerably). Or email

Field Nurse

Field Nurse is a rural community based at Clitheroe, Brock and Gisburn Auction Marts. The main aim of the project is to provide basic health screening checks and support for mental health issues signposting to various organisations as required.

Here are some tips for promoting mental well-being:

  • Connect with others. Spend time with people who make you feel good. Talk to them about your feelings and experiences.

  • Be physically active. Regular exercise is good for both your physical and mental health.

  • Get enough sleep. When you're well-rested, you're better able to cope with stress and manage your emotions.

  • Eat a healthy diet. Eating nutritious foods gives your body the energy it needs to function properly.

  • Learn to manage stress. Find healthy ways to cope with stress, such as exercise, relaxation techniques or spending time in nature.

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