People are being encouraged to ‘Take 5’ as part of a strategy to build emotional resilience and improve mental wellbeing.
The five steps suggested by the Belfast Strategic Partnership that we can take every day are to:
• Be active
The Belfast Strategic Partnership launched their ‘Building Emotional Resilience Strategy 2014-17’ today.
It will involve a six week consultation until June 26 with the aim of:
• Raising awareness and enhance individual emotional resilience and wellbeing
• Reducing life inequalities and develop emotional wellbeing at a community level
• Building on work already undertaken in the Belfast area that will contribute to emotional resilience
A leaflet aimed at improving our mental wellbeing was also launched today. This will help to support discussion around the consultation.
For a copy of the consultation document or the ‘Take 5’ mental wellbeing leaflet visit www.belfastcity.gov.uk/healthandwellbeing