Surviving or thriving? Report: How you look after your mental healthDownload (PDF 1.34MB)
Summary of report contentHealthwatch Slough saw from local data that the prevalence of mental health conditions in Slough is rising. Healthwatch Slough was invited to participate in a series of mental health awareness activities by Slough Libraries in May 2017. This report sets out what people told them about mental health along with some tips on how to look after your own mental wellbeing. They created a survey which was completed by 22 12 - 21 year old which asked six questions: What do you do to keep yourself happy? What do you do to keep yourself well? Who do you speak to when you are feeling low or down? Have you heard of these words/terminology? Do you know where to access information about keeping well? They also created a comments for which was filled out by 40 people. This report shows the findings and also includes a comprehensive set of tips to look after your mental health from the Mental Health Foundation.
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Surviving or thriving? Report: How you look after your mental health
Date of publication
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017
Date evidence capture began
Monday, 8 May, 2017
Date evidence capture finished
Sunday, 14 May, 2017
Type of report
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
What type of organisation requested the work
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner?
Slough Libraries, Slough borough council, Active Slough
Primary research method used
How was the information collected?
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced?
Mental health services
Mental health crisis service
Mental health recovery service
Types of disabilities
Types of long term conditions
Mental health condition
Number of people who shared their views
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?