Time To Talk Day 2024Today is Time to Talk Day. Talking is important all year round, but today can be a springboard to start conversations with those around you.

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy, and it can be even harder to say how you really feel. Sometimes, it’s easier to hold back and say ‘I’m fine’ than to open up. But honesty can help. Next time someone asks how you are, try to tell them how you really feel.

We know that talking about mental health is important, but if you’re worried about someone, it can be hard to know where to start. Here’s a little guide to help you out.

Time To Talk Day 2 Guide

Pick up the phone, send a message or have a chat with a friend. Say hi to the person beside you. Check-in with someone you haven’t heard from in a while. If you’re feeling isolated and have no-one to talk to, give Lifeline a call on 0800 808 8000. They are available to listen 24/7, 365 days a year.

However you choose to do it, it’s time to talk.