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MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

It has never been more important to look after not only your physical health, but also your mental health and wellbeing.

LOOKING AFTER YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Here are some resources which we hope will help to support you in these challenging times and into the future.

WEBSITES

MIND

MIND are there to provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Find out more on their website.

Resources include podcasts on what it is like to live with mental health problems.

Mental Health UK

Mental Health UK has been running for over forty years. They are there to offer support for those with a mental health problem. The site includes tool kits for mental health and finance, webinars and localised support and contacts. Visit their website for more details.

BBC Headroom

This recently launched website includes tips, stories, playlists and documentaries among other things to offer on line support. Find out more by going to their website.

Sussex Mental Healthline

The Sussex Mental Healthline is a 24/7 telephone service that offers listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties with their mental health. Click below to see their website.

NHS – Every Mind matters.

Support including coping with loneliness, mental wellbeing whilst staying at home and tips for this time of uncertainly. There are links to a number of apps and resources which can be found on their website.

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

PAPYRUS

Young suicide prevention society.

  • Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (9am to midnight, every day of the year)
  • Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

No Panic

Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.

APPS

Calm Harm

Calm Harm is an award-winning app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4. Calm Harm is a free app to help teenagers manage or resist the urge to self-harm.

Clear Fear

Clear Fear is an app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4.  Clear Fear is a free app to help children and young people manage the symptoms of anxiety.

Cove

Creates music to help express complex feelings. Cove is a personal musical journal to help you with your mental health.

Catch it

Learn to look at problems differently, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.

CONTACT NUMBERS

Samaritans

Open 24/7.  Offering a safe place to talk.

SHOUT

Free 24/7 mental health text support.

Childline

Online, on the phone, anytime.

NSPCC

If you are worried about a child, contact the professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

FRANK (National Drugs Helpline)

NHS Direct

  • 111

View further information and resources on our parents and carers support page.

Resources

Upcoming Workshops for Parents & Carers: Self Harm Learning Network

Self-harm: Prevention in the Community Parent and Carer

Parent Self-Harm Learning Network flyer

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