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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

Sample of a 'hug in a box'

Hugs being sent!

Nominations for 'hug in a box' closed in October.

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A strong man in more ways than one

A real life story by Shetland's strong man, Stuart Wadley.

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Do you know someone who needs a hug?

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and to celebrate this we are offering you the opportunity to nominate someone you know to receive a 'hug in a box'.

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Focus of the Month

Money stress

In November our focus of the month is money stress. With Christmas just around the corner and the colder weather pushing up heating bills it can be difficult to make ends meet.

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