mental health




Mind Your Head is a charity in the Shetland Islands, formed to promote mental health positively.

We want Shetland to be a place where:

  • 1Mental health is supported positively within the community
  • 2Information and knowledge of support services is easily accessible
  • 3People do not feel isolated because of mental illness
  • 4Negative attitudes are replaced with understanding and acceptance

Latest News

Rudi presenting 50% of funds raised to Mind Your Head

Whalsay fundraising

Rudi Meier with friends and family held a coffee and cake evening in Whalsay to raise funds for Mind Your Head and MacMillan Cancer.

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Anouska helps us develop adult support services

The first stage of developing our adult service took an important step forward in January 2015 when we contracted Anouska Civico to help us design our new service.

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Let's Make Change - Let's Start Locally

A local group of volunteers have organised a sale in the Clickimin this Saturday (22nd November) to raise funds for Mind Your Head and the Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Focus of the Month

Panic Attacks

This month our focus is on Panic Attacks. A panic attack is a rush of intense psychological and physical symptoms. These symptoms of panic can be frightening and happen suddenly, often for no clear reason. Find out more.

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