Rethink Mental Illness: A first steps guide for STPs to transform community mental health servicesFifty years ago a man wrote an article in the Times about his son, who was living with severe mental illness and had returned home from hospital to find his rehabilitation set back by the difficulties of socialising, finding work and managing money. He highlighted that this experience was better than many others who had never even been released from hospital or were homeless. The article led to the spontaneous setting up of peer support and campaigning groups around the country and eventually to the charity now called Rethink Mental Illness.PDF, 388 KB
Breathing to Take Control of AnxietyIf you feel breathless due to anxiety, there are breathing techniques you can try to alleviate symptoms and start feeling better.
The Doctor’s KitchenThis podcast is about food, medicine and lifestyle. Dr Rupy Aujla is an NHS Medical Doctor and advocate for food as medicine. With his expert guests he explores how diet and lifestyle can help you achieve your healthiest and most fulfilling life. You will learn some actionable tips and principles to help you on your journey.
Guided Breathing Exercises to Calm the Anxious MindThis guided breathing exercise will help to calm the mind and the body, taking you from an anxious state to a calmer happier place.
Daily Calm: 10 Minute Mindfulness MeditationResearch shows that mindfulness can have a huge positive impact on daily life and a whole host of other health benefits. Why not take just ten minutes to be present and feel the benefits of reduced stress and anxiety on the rest of your day.
Practical ProblemsCitizens Advice provide support and advice to help you negotiate your way through life's practical problems such as money, housing and claiming benefits. Both online and in-person support is available.
Sleeping WellA good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Quality sleep has been proven to improve concentration, boost your mood, improve heart health, steady blood sugar levels and boots the immune system.
Deliciously Ella Podcast: Understanding Anxiety Depression and Mental HealthDeliciously Ella is all about a holistic approach to wellbeing. This episode of the podcast looks at understanding anxiety, depression and mental health with guest Karl Deisseroth; from the depths of human emotion to why the science can expand our empathy and connectivity; why our view of mental health needs updating; the hidden realms of the mind and the ways in which we can expand our connectivity. These podcasts are based around discussions with people at the top of their field in terms of Food & Nutrition, Wellbeing and Mindfulness, talking about their own journeys, sharing what they have learnt, and providing practical tips and advice.
Moodypidge Therapy Art WebsiteSugar, Spice, Salty and Sweet are the creations of Scotland-born-Northumberland based freelance cartoonist Emma Friel, shared with the hopes of helping people gain healthier coping mechanisms and bring awareness to how we’re all doing mentally. They’ve learned a lot in their own self care journeys and they want to share their lessons with you!
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