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This Christmas look after the mental health and wellbeing of yourself and others. 

As the festive season approaches, it can be a time for celebrations, gift giving and family togetherness. But for some people it can be a stressful time. It could be that you or someone you care about are dealing with a loss, isolation, being separated from people you care about due to work commitments, family conflict, financial difficulties, loneliness or mental health issues.

There are many simple ways to look after your mental health and wellbeing during this time of the year. Try these support tools to help reduce your stress during the Christmas season.

If you notice someone you care about is not going so well during the Christmas season it is important to check-in on them. Visit the supporting others section of this website to find out how to start the conversation.

For further information, Helping Minds have come up with 25 useful tips to make this festive season a little more manageable.