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#FridayFacts

#FridayFacts

Every Friday we'll post some 'facts' and information about mental health and wellbeing. This topic and focus of 'facts' will vary from week-to-week.

This week: self-care tips and getting support for young people. Hope you find the poster useful. 
 
 

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