Trust launches new mental health app at World Mental Health Day event in Dudley

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust is getting ready to launch its new mobile app at their ‘Be Happy, Be Healthy’ event at Priory Park, Dudley, this Saturday (11 October).

The WellMind app, which is available to download free from the App Store, offers a range of advice, tips and tools to help look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Everyone is welcome to come along to the Trust’s free event 12pm – 4pm on Saturday to mark World Mental Health Day (10 October). The event promises to be a fun day out which promotes the importance of looking after your mental health as well as your physical health.

Trust Chair, Danielle Oum, commented: “Come along to our ‘Be Happy, Be Healthy’ event on 11th October which will offer people the chance to have a free health check, enjoy a massage, Reiki or reflexology, as well as get help and advice on how you can look after your mental health. There will also be entertainment and games and activities for the whole family. We look forward to seeing you there.”

Chief Executive Gary Graham adds: “We are delighted to launch WellMind, our first ever app, which has been developed over the last 18 months by our staff and service users. Stress, depression and anxiety are all common mental health problems and we hope that people across the country will find it a useful tool to find out more about and access advice and support. If you have any concerns about your mental health, please talk to your GP or another health professional.”

The event will take place from 12-4pm on Saturday 11th October at Priory Park in Dudley. WellMind is free for anyone to download to their iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet – simply search ‘Wellmind’ in the App Store or Google Play.