This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health.
Do you need urgent help?
If your own mental or emotional state quickly gets worse, or you're worried about someone you know – help is available.
Do not suffer in silence. You are not alone. Talking to someone and sharing a problem is often the first step on the road to recovery.
If you’re struggling, there is a wealth of support available to you online:
DAS Law operate a free 24-7 counselling helpline for all members over 18. Any information shared will remain strictly confidential between DAS Law and the member.
0117 934 2121
The NHS lists five simple things we can all do to give our wellbeing a boost.
The Five ways to wellbeing are a set of evidence-based messages aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of the whole population. They were developed by the New Economics Foundation from evidence gathered in the Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing project (2008).
The five ways are:
C.A.L.L offers emotional support and information/literature on Mental Health and related matters to the people of Wales. Anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend can access the service. C.A.L.L. Helpline offers a confidential listening and support service.
Telephone: 0800 132 737
Write a letter:
PO Box 9090
Rethink mental illness: https://www.rethink.org
Every mind matters: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters
Young minds: https://youngminds.org.uk
Setting goals with young people: https://7mindsets.com/smart-goal-setting-for-students/