A recent mental health awareness event held at Tŷ Pawb was visited by over 300 people, who took time to talk to over 30 stallholders offering information and advice on improving their mental health and wellbeing.

Ian Bancroft, Chief Executive at Wrexham Council, said: “It was great to see so many people attend this event and I would like to thank everyone who attended.

“I hope everyone benefited from the excellent information and advice available. It’s important that we we all start to talk about our mental health more in our daily lives and in the workplace.

“There’s a lot of help and advice out there and accessing it quickly and without any barriers is a good thing. I hope everyone starts to take the time to talk to colleagues, family and friends in order to break down the stigma that can surround mental health.”

“Time to Change”

Ian also signed the “Time to Change” employment pledge which shows the council’s commitment to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace, and make sure our employees who face mental health problems are supported.

Some of the organisations who attended included Advance Brighter Futures, National Trust, NHS Wales, Stepping Stones, Denbigh Men’s Shed, Communities for Work, Time to Change Wales, Papyrus Hopeline UK, MIND, The Samaritans, In 2 Change, and Community Well-being Services.