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Partner2Care know the importance of looking after your mental health and wellbeing, especially during these particularly challenging times.
We hope the below information, guides and tools can support you to improve your mental health and wellbeing and make you feel more positive and able to live your best life.
If you're struggling, it's best to speak to someone.
You can call Samaritans free on 116 123 if you want to talk to someone now.
If you are under 19 you can call Childline free on 0800 1111.
Get urgent help for mental health here.
Talking therapies, medicine and psychiatry
Find information and advice about different treatments for mental health problems, including talking therapies, counselling and medicines here.
Coronavirus and your mental health
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is affecting all our lives. Many of us are struggling with how it's affecting ourselves and our loved ones. Those of us already living with mental health problems are facing extra challenges too.
Find reliable information and tips to help you cope during this time here.
Helping someone else
It can be hard to know what to do when supporting someone with a mental health problem. Find information including helpful advice on giving support here.
There are mental health training courses available to individual and small employers, find out more here.
Care staff need to have the right values, skills and knowledge to promote good mental health and wellbeing with the people that they support. Resources are available to support and develop staff here.
Finding help locally
You can find community groups, voluntary organisations and services who support people's mental health and wellbeing in your local area:
HOPE Programme - free online courses are available to help people living in the South West to cope with life in 'lockdown'. Find out more here.
Better Health - Every Mind Matters
Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Find out more here.
Depression and anxiety self-assessment quiz
If you're 16 or over, the NHS depression and anxiety self-assessment quiz can help you better understand how you've been feeling recently. Take it here.
AWP Mental Health Services
The AWP Mental Health 24/7 telephone response line is 0300 303 1320 – more information is available here.
Mind provide advice and support to those experiencing mental health problems - more information is available here.
Fighting for young people's mental health - from practical advice to helping to find support, find out more here.
OK Rehab specialises in local drug and alcohol rehab and addiction treatment. Find out more here.
Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation is the UK's leading charity for everyone's mental health. Find out more here.
Thriving With Nature - a guide for everyone. Making the most of the UK's natural spaces for our mental health and wellbeing - find it here.
Rethink Mental Illness
Improving the lives of people severly affected by mental illness - more information is available here.
Putting mental health first for people in Bristol and the South West for over 30 years. Find out more here.