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

The pickup, which has been kindly provided by Jims Garage Toyota, pictured at St Ninians Isle, where the team stopped for a lunch break on Monday

2014 Let’s Talk Roadshow underway

On Sunday afternoon at 2pm local charity Mind Your Head, in partnership with Choose Life, launched ‘Let’s Talk about suicide prevention’ as part of national suicide prevention awareness week.

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Why mental health matters

As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Week 2014, Mind Your Head have launched their new initiative called 'Why Mental Health Matters'.

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Bressay to Lerwick Swimmers

The Bressay to Lerwick charity swimmers showed their support for #suicidepreventionshetland yesterday.

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Focus of the Month

Suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention Awareness week is from the 7th to 13th of September. Find out more about suicide prevention, which is our focus of the month.

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