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

World Mental Health Awareness Day

This year's World Mental Health Day - which takes place on 10 October - shines a light on schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a diagnosis given to some people who have severely disrupted beliefs and experiences.

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One man show performing in Shetland

A powerful multimedia one man play integrating stand-up comedy, dramatic storytelling and physical theatre with giant, immersive animation and music will be performing in Shetland as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival.

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Community survey report

Mind Your Head have officially launched the 2014 Community Survey Report.

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Focus of the Month

Seasonal Affective Disorder

The dark nights are drawing in and October is the month when the clocks go back and winter creeps up on us. For many the dark winter nights can mean months of feeling really quite unwell. Find out more about Seasonal Affective Disorder, our 2nd focus of the month.

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