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Tuesday, 19-01-2021

Resources to support Mental Health issues.

Get help, call someone, message someone, anyone … just please do not suffer in silence.

This is simply a list of resources that may help you in learning, understanding and managing your feelings. The important thing is that you, please do talk, do get help, do be brave and do feel proud for asking. You are not alone.

If you need to reach out to a stranger for a chat, just get in touch – [email protected]

General resources for information and self-help:

https://checkpointorg.com/mental-health-resources/

https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/online-self-help-programmes-websites-resources/

https://www.backontrack.nhs.uk/resources/self-help-materials/

https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/self-care/ (huge library of ideas and tools)

https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/looking-after-yourself

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/mental-health-problems-introduction/self-care/

https://www.psychologytools.com/downloads/worksheets-exercises-guides-handouts/

https://www.helpguide.org/

 

Lists of Apps that help with mental health issues

These links contain a huge variety of Apps that are both paid and free. From general mindfulness to specific apps to prevent self-harm and promote overall positivity.

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/

https://www.verywellmind.com/best-mental-health-apps-4692902

https://adaa.org/finding-help/mobile-apps

https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/advice-information/how-to-look-after-your-mental-health/apps-for-wellbeing-and-mental-health/

 

Links to lists of Podcasts that talk about Mental Health issues or aim to support those suffering:

https://www.icslearn.co.uk/blog/posts/2020/april/10-podcasts-to-help-you-look-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus/

https://mashable.com/article/mental-health-podcasts/?europe=true

https://blog.feedspot.com/mental_health_podcasts/

 

Links to lists of blogs about mental health

An actual blog - https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/blog

https://www.barnetwellbeing.org.uk/blogs-mental-health-and-wellbeing

https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/best-blogs-of-the-year#1

https://neurowellnessspa.com/mental-health-blogs-2020/

https://www.betterhelp.com/advice/

https://www.mhanational.org/self-help-tools

https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/mental-health-resources/

 

Links to lists of YouTube channels to watch:

https://www.clarityy.com/posts/top-10-psychology-and-mental-health-channels-on-youtube

https://empathysites.com/best-mental-health-therapist-youtube-channels/

http://www.hellomeitsyou.org/blog/10-mental-health-youtubers-were-here-for

https://themighty.com/2020/12/mental-health-best-youtube-channels/

https://blog.feedspot.com/anxiety_youtube_channels/

https://blog.feedspot.com/depression_youtube_channels/

https://www.yourfriendjane.com/blog/best-mental-health-youtube-channels

 

Helpline numbers and emergency agencies:

A comprehensive list of global support can be found on these sites:-
https://unitedgmh.org/mental-health-support

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

https://www.therapyroute.com/article/helplines-suicide-hotlines-and-crisis-lines-from-around-the-world

https://togetherweare-strong.tumblr.com/helpline

 

Helplines to call:

Worldwide:

 

https://helplines.org/helplines/?fwp_topics=mental-health

 

Europe:

This site covers most of Europe in detail - https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/Europe/

If you call 116 123 from anywhere in Europe you will get through to a trained operator.

 

Some further info:

France (English Speaking)

0033 145 39 4000

Suicide Ecoute

 

01 46 21 46 46

 

Germany

Telefonseelsorge Deutschland (National)

German speaking: 0800 -111 0 222

English speaking: 030-44 01 06 07

Crisis support line 6pm to 12am daily

 

Italy

800 86 00 22

 

UK

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

http://www.together-uk.org/

http://www.scmh.org.uk/

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/

http://www.rethink.org/

 

UK & ROI

116 123

Samaritans

0800 068 4141

HopeLine UK

0808 808 8000 - ROI

 

Again – please reach out to someone if you feel you can’t cope.

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