28 Jul

National Schizophrenia Awareness Day, Children and young people’s mental health, Find your local Mind shop

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National Schizophrenia Awareness Day

The 25th July marks National Schizophrenia Awareness Day. Schizophrenia is a complicated mental problem related to psychosis. There are lots of misconceptions about it. The reality is that about 1 in every 100 people get this diagnosis at some point in their life.   

Each person’s experience is unique. Some symptoms of schizophrenia are:

  • A lack of interest in things
  • Feeling disconnected from your emotions
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Wanting to avoid people
  • Hallucinations, such as hearing voices or seeing thing others don’t

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Children and young people’s mental health during the summer

If you’re struggling with how you’re feeling, you’re not alone. We’re here to support you.

There is nothing wrong with admitting you need help. It is a brave and courageous thing to do.

Our information pages will explain the different ways you can get help and support for your mental health.

Introduction to mental health


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You can find our shops in more than 160 communities around England and Wales, selling high-quality items mostly donated by you.

The money raised from our sales helps to support people in your local community through:

  • National Campaigning
  • Providing information and support through our helplines, website and publications
  • Your local Mind

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