Time to Talk Day

We are delighted to partner once again with our friends Mind, Rethink Mental Illness, Time to Change Wales, See Me in Scotland and See Change in Ireland for Time to Talk Day 2023, on February 2nd.

Time to Talk Day is the nation’s biggest mental health conversation. Taking place on Thursday 02 February 2023, it’s the day that friends, families, communities, and workplaces come together to talk, listen and change lives.

See below what we done in 2022 for #TimetoTalk Day. 

Time to Talk Day 2022 is run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness in England, in partnership with Co-op. The campaign runs UK wide, with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and See Me in Scotland, Inspire and Change Your Mind in Northern Ireland and Time to Change Wales.

The day is all about creating supportive communities by having conversations with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. We all have mental health, by talking about it we can support ourselves and others.

We know that conversations about mental health have the power to change lives. Our recent research shows how important open conversations in communities are to support everyone’s mental wellbeing.

Co-op are raising £8m for Mind, SAMH and Inspire to bring communities together to improve mental wellbeing. Along with delivering Time to Talk Day 2022, these vital funds are providing new services in over 50 local communities across the UK to support people’s mental wellbeing.

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Why’s talking important

One in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year.

We want everyone to feel comfortable talking about mental health – whenever they like.

Talking about mental health reduces stigma helping to create supportive communities where we can talk openly about mental health and feel empowered to seek help when we need it.

That’s why opening up the conversation about mental health problems is so important – by talking about it we can support ourselves and others.

However you do it, have a conversation about mental health.