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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

Places available on ASIST

Due to a high number of late cancellations, there are places available on the ASIST course which is running tomorrow (18th June) and Friday at Islesburgh - start time is 0930 and finishes at 5pm on both days.

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Anouska Civico's first day of training achievement

10th Anniversary Fun Run training starts

Anouska Civico, who is helping develop Mind Your Head's proposed support service, has started training for the 10th Anniversary Fun Run & Walk.

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A busy few months ahead

Mind Your Head has a busy few months ahead planned.

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Focus of the Month

Postnatal depression

In July we are focusing on Postnatal depression (PND). Having a baby can be a joyful but stressful time. It is quite common for new mothers to go through a brief period of low mood in the initial days following the birth. Post Natal Depression is different as it is a much deeper and longer term depression.

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