NHS Every Mind Matters
NHS Every Mind Matters is a new website which includes tips and support on how to deal with change, cope with money worries and job uncertainty and how to look after your mental wellbeing. It includes practical tips and videos from experts on dealing with stress and anxiety, boosting your mood, sleeping better and what you can do to help others – including advice for parents and for children and young people.
It also includes help on staying at home and is continuously updated toi support people during COVID-19.
Resources for Mental Health Problems and Good Mental Health
Self-help is available in various different forms, what works for one may not work for another so there are different types of resources available.
If you feel you are in crisis then you can access help from the following services:
Crisis Team : 0303 123 1145
Samaritans : call 116 123
NHS 111 service: online or phone 111
https://www.kooth.com/index.htm Free, safe and anonymous support for young people.
www.ntw.nhs.uk – self-help leaflets covering different
Sunderland Psychological Wellbeing service : call 0191 566 5454 – You can self-refer to this service
Mental Health Matters – Various support mechanisms with a local Office
wellbeinginfo.org – General wellbeing information, including a young person’s section
Mental Health Support – New Horizons Mental Health Charity
NHS Inform – Scottish NHS site, the self-help guides are at the bottom of the page
Goal Setting template – setting achievable goals
A Fun thing every day – within sensible ‘social isolation’ restrictions relating to Covid-19
Mood tools – A smartphone app
Living life to the full – free online courses
Mindfulness – Paying more attention to the present moment. NHS guide
Turn2us – valuable resource for financial support and benefits checking
(Thanks to Springwell Medical Group for the links)