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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

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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Lerwick Celtic FC - Last Man Standing Competition

Lerwick Celtic Football Club is showing their support for Mind Your Head in recognition of the support we give to Shetland Football Association's Reserve League (and because they're a bunch of good guys!).

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First day of suicide prevention week

The first day of suicide prevention awareness week was a busy day for Mind Your Head.

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Focus of the Month

Eating disorders

In October our focus of the month is eating disorders. Eating Disorders not only affect a person physically, but also psychologically and socially too. Most people with an eating disorder also have very low self esteem and poor body image.

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