Time to Talk Day

About Time to Talk Day

Thursday 5 February 2015 is Time to Talk Day, and we’re asking the nation to take 5 minutes to have a conversation about mental health.

Having a mental health problem is hard enough, but sometimes the isolation and stigma can make it even worse.  But we can all help to break the silence. Talking about mental health doesn’t need to be difficult and can make a big difference. That’s why we’re asking you to take just 5 minutes on the 5th to have a conversation about mental health.

There are lots of ways you can make your 5 minutes count, whether it be at work, at school, online, in the community or with friends and family. We have lots of suggestions and materials to support what you’re doing. Decide where you'll be having your conversation then order or download your pack. We’ll have an interactive counter available on the day for you to come back and log your 5 minute activity. We’re aiming to reach at least 24 hours’ worth of conversation, but we think we can do a lot more!  

Where will you have your conversation?

I’m going to have a conversation with someone close to me.

I’m planning on running some activity in my local area.

I’ll be having conversations on social media, or with friends online on the day.

I want to plan some activity in my workplace.

I will be running some activity at school, college or university.

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