With these in mind, we recognise that Christmas can be an isolating time for many, and it’s okay to simply prioritise yourself in a time of giving. Christmas and New Year might seriously affect mental health, the pressure and expectations can be grave, which is why coping strategies are as important as ever.
Below, is an infographic from Rehab 4 addiction that aims to visually present the scale of negative mental health issues faced by some people in the UK during this time of year, together with common reasons why people may be negatively impacted by Christmas.
Lastly, the infographic offers some useful tips to help alleviate the situation:
We hope that this may be of use to some people during the festive season and for further guidance head over to Rehab 4 Addiction’s full article.