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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:

British Gymnastics

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


NHS 5 ways to Wellbeing

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 Helpline

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


The Samaritans

Samaritans offer a plethora of help and support via their call centre and email provisions.

Telephone: 116 123
Telephone Welsh Language service: 0808 164 0123
E-mail: jo@samaritans.org

Write a letter:
Chris 
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK 
PO Box 9090 
STIRLINGFK8 2SA

Website

Rethink mental illness: https://www.rethink.org

Every mind matters:  https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters

Young minds:  https://youngminds.org.uk

Support tools

Setting goals with young people:  https://7mindsets.com/smart-goal-setting-for-students/

Mindfulness:   https://www.mindfulfamilies.co.uk/

https://www.sfwales.org/

http://www.valleyssteps.org/

Meditation:   https://www.mindful.org/how-to-meditate/

https://www.headspace.com/meditation-101/what-is-meditation

https://www.headspace.com/meditation/sport

Infographics

Setting Goals

What can I control?

5 ways of well-being

Self care for sleep