In support to the Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, Heidi & Aida wants to present a video showing how mental health issues can affect every one of us.  

It affect your mood, thinking and behaviour. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, bullying, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviours and the list goes on…

Jane (main character in the video) suffers from low self esteem often feeling shame and self-doubt. She spends lots of time criticising herself and others. Low selfesteem is a symptom of several mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

We know that mental health problems affect millions of us, in our families, communities and workplaces. Building a society where mental health is everyone’s business should be a no-brainer as prevention is possible. 

This year, the Mental Health Foundation is encouraging people to #ConnectWithNature to improve their mental health’.

Did you know that bringing nature into your daily life can really make a difference to your mental health? Spending quality time in and around nature can reduce stress, and help increase feelings of positivity. For many of us nature can fill out of reach, but you don’t have to be surrounded by cliff sides or take a walk in wildness to feel the benefits. Just by looking out of the window and feeling the Sun on your skin, or noticing flowers in your neighbour’s window, can improve your mental well-being.

Try to stop and appreciate a little bit of nature around you and do not forget to call a friend you have not heard of for a long time… we never know what is happening in their lives.

Find more material and learn more about mental health issue visiting the Mental Health Foundation by visiting their website at https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #ConnectWithNature #kindnessmatters #SMHAF21 #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MentalHealthAndTheArts #CreativityAndMentalHealth #FilmAndMentalHealth #ArtAndMentalHealth

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Song by Goodie Grace – If I want to Goody Grace

Written by Jacob Torrey, Stephen Puth, Nevin Sastry, Goody Grace, John Glub, Seymore Gottlieb, Herbert Weiner, Gold Wally, Ian Franzino and Andrew Haas.

FULL CAST & CREW

Directed by S. Tumba

Writing Credits: S. Tumba

Camera, Electrical, and Lights Department: Raki Ralko

CAST (IN CREDITS ORDER):

Jane – Amy Mathews

John – Luke Hunter

REST OF CAST LISTED ALPHABETICALLY:

Fashion Jack –  Pino D’amore (owner of café society Riverwalk)

Glam Joanna (x dress) Laura Bianca Hoffmann

Corporate Man – Sharif Islam

Glam Jessica (x dress) Sitora Rasulova

Produced by Ste Tumba Capital for Heidi & Aida + Mental Health Awareness Week

Film Editing by S. Tumba & Chris Rainbird

Special Thanks to Café Society Riverwalk @ 161Millbank for their warm welcome !!!