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Making time for mental health

Breathing Space Day 2021

Breathing Space Day 2021

National Breathing Space Day takes place on 1st February each year, encouraging Scots to ‘take some breathing space’ for better mental wellbeing

This last year has been an especially challenging time, meaning it’s more important than ever to prioritise mental wellbeing.

Making time for activities which help improve mental health such as enjoying nature, listening to music, or staying in touch with friends and family can help.

Breathing Space Day also highlights the support available from our skilled advisors at Breathing Space who provide free, confidential, listening and advice for anyone who is experiencing low mood, anxiety or distress in their lives.

How do you take your breathing space?

Social media assets available to download:

Breathing Space Day Example Posts [PDF, 551KB]

Facebook/ Instagram A [PNG, 3474KB]

Facebook/ Instagram B [PNG, 3751KB]

Facebook/ Instagram C [PNG, 2126KB]

Twitter Feed Gif A (1080×1080) [GIF, 6278KB]

Twitter Feed Gif B (1080×1080) [GIF, 3188KB]

Twitter Feed Gif C (1080×1080) [GIF, 1914KB]

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