Whole Hour Pledge



This World Mental Health Day, we want people to take a WHOLE HOUR for themselves.

On the 10th October 2019, we want you to take a WHOLE HOUR to yourselves.

Each year an estimate 20% of children and young people worldwide experience mental health difficulties. YMCA are on a mission to tackle the stigma and stereotypes surrounding mental health difficulties so no young person ever feels isolated, marginalised or discriminated because of their mental wellbeing.

Whether it is doing something active and healthy, creative and fun, mindful and thoughtful, or restful and relaxing, there are a variety of things you can do to make you feel good.

If you need inspiration, we’ve created a range of packs and resources to get you started.

Whether you decide to do on World Mental Health Day, we want to hear from you.

To promote and show your support for WHOLE HOUR, in your school, workplace, local community, as well as on your social media accounts, you can also download a range of posters and digital assets.

You can also share your WHOLE HOUR plans and stories on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #IAMWHOLE and #WHOLEHOUR, join our Facebook event, or send us a message below.