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Mental Health Awareness Week

EDM (Early Day Motion) 26: tabled on 11 May 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes Mental Health Awareness Week running from 9 to 15 May 2022; further notes that the Mental Health Foundation are focussing on awareness of the impact of loneliness on mental health and the practical steps that can be taken to address it; highlights the awful finding that one in four adults feel lonely some or all of the time; takes this opportunity to thank all those voluntary organisations and churches who were at pains to ensure that their members were not completely isolated during covid-19 and yet understands that covid-19 has exacerbated Loneliness for many people; and further encourages organisations and local communities to continue to take those steps to make contact with people as they did during covid-19 and take time to ensure that people know they are not alone.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.