If your current situation is making you feel like you are having a mental health crisis or you are having suicidal thoughts, you can:
Contact the NHS’ 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Helpline for all ages by calling 0800 953 0285. Lines are open 24/7.
Contact Samaritans (external link) on 116 123 a free-to-call service operating 24/7, 365 days a year, alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or download their self-help app.
Life can have many ups and downs, and we can all have moments when we’re feeling low.
Experiencing low mental wellbeing over a period of time leaves you more likely to develop a mental health problem.
It’s estimated that around 1 in 5 people will be affected by a common mental disorder such as anxiety or depression, but many of us don’t recognise the signs and symptoms.
Talking to others is a good way to improve your mental wellbeing, even if it’s just something as simple as asking someone how they spent their weekend.
Learning new things and being physical active can also help raise your self-esteem and improve your mood.
Sometimes, however, we can benefit from a little more support.
There are lots of different things you can do and steps you can take in everyday life to make you feel better.
Every Mind Matters (external link) - From practical tips to tackle anxiety or boost your mood, to self-help CBT techniques to help you deal with your worries, the NHS has a range of information and resources to support you with your mental wellbeing.
How we can help you
Our Be Well health advisors are here to help you with personal and confidential 1-2-1 support, including:
- The opportunity to speak to someone in confidence about how your feeling or things that may be causing worry or frustration
- Practical guidance, support and advice to look after your wellbeing and embrace self-care
- Encouragement and motivation to set personal goals for improving your mental wellbeing
- Support to connect you to new activities or hobbies (including accompanying you to your first session if you’re anxious or nervous about going alone
Get in touch
If you would like support to improve your mental wellbeing, you can complete our online referral form.
Alternatively, you call our team on 01942 404220 or email email@example.com.