The new SOS starter guide to mental health

Rethink is a mental illness charity that believes a better life is possible for the millions of people who suffer from mental illness.

The Mental Health SOS will help you learn how to support someone who is facing a mental health emergency.  A lot of us know basic first aid for physical issues such as cuts and burns, even basic CPR. Well this guide will teach you what to do when someone is having a mental health emergency!

The SOS guide looks at helping people who:

  • are suicidal
  • have depression
  • are hearing voices
  • are self harming
  • have a bipolar diagnosis
  • are suffering from panic attacks

Through the Mental Health SOS, Rethink are urging everyone to learn what they can to support someone in a mental health crisis, what to do, what to say….and they have even put together an easy to read guide which you can find at