A new mental health support service that aims to increase help for residents experiencing mental distress, is being launched in Coventry, as part of a joint effort by the Council and partner agencies.
“You don’t have to have huge amounts of experience, you don’t have to have mental health qualifications, you just need to be there - that’s the best possible thing we can do this Christmas period.”
With a high probability of severe cold weather between early Friday morning (29 November) and Monday morning (2 December), people are being urged to look out for vulnerable family and neighbours.
The average healthy life expectancy in Coventry differs by 10.9 years for men and 10 years for women dependent upon where in the city people are born and live, a Public Health report published shows.
Coventry and Warwickshire partners are coming together to raise awareness of support for new parents and reduce stigma surrounding mental health after a local mum has come forward.
A new comprehensive report on the current health and well-being of residents in the city has been completed.