DIGITAL DETOX DAY / 5th September 2020

Digital Detox Day raises awareness about the negative impact social media can have on our mental health, and helps people to form healthier relationships with their devices.  The campaign is a collaboration between LUSH, Zoe Sugg, and #IAMWHOLE.

Digital Detox Day will take place all over the world on 5th September, when we will be asking people to step away from their phones for one whole day.

Find out more here: https://www.digitaldetoxday.org

#IAMWHOLE #DigitalDetoxDay


WHOLE HOUR / World Mental Health Day 2019

On the 10th October 2018, YMCA and #IAMWHOLE launched a movement that encourages people to take an hour out of their day to do something to support their mental wellbeing. This year, we are carrying on with this partnership and pledging a #WHOLEHOUR to our mental wellbeing. Join us today by singing the pledge here.

WHOLE HOUR aims to recognise and champion the importance of self care and taking time to look after your mental health.

Find out more here: https://www.whole.org.uk/whole-hour/



Have you listened to our podcast series, WHOLE TRUTH?

The WHOLE TRUTH is a regular podcast that follows Jordan Stephens’ pursuit of a good conversation about mental health. Recent guests include AJ Odudu, Jamie Laing, Greg James, Professor Green, Hussain Manwar, Dr Alex and Scroobius Pip!

Tune in on Acast: https://play.acast.com/s/wholetruth

Tune in on Apple Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/whole-truth-with-jordan-stephens/id1435775896

Tune in on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5BNHb0Gyzqs87CevYJuBZB


In November 2018 we held our first ever MUSIC 4 MENTAL HEALTH event with The CALMzone, The Mix, and YMCA at the Roundhouse, London.

It was incredible. Thank you to the amazing artists and the thousands of people who helped make it an unforgettable night!

If you want to see exclusive content from the night, go ahead and follow WHOLE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.

Stay tuned for what we have coming up in 2020, sign up to the #IAMWHOLE newsletter today!

Remember, if you or a friend are experiencing mental health difficulties and don’t know where to turn, go to our Find Help page for information on who to contact.



Mental health difficulties can affect any child or young person, across all spectrums of society. Currently in the UK and Ireland, nearly one million children and young people have a diagnosed mental health difficulty. This is equivalent to three children in every classroom.

#IAMWHOLE is an anti-stigma mental health campaign developed in partnership with the NHS and YMCA with the aim of encouraging young people to speak out and seek help by:


Starting conversations
with young people about
mental health


Educating young
people on
mental health


Encouraging young people
to share their experiences of

mental health


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