Useful Wellbeing Resources
My Wellbeing Plan
Get Your Mind Plan from Every Mind Matters. Developing your own personalised plan can support your mental health. Having good mental health helps us relax, achieve and enjoy our lives more.
Mental Health Foundation Resources
The Mental Health Foundation have a whole host of useful resources which can be downloaded for free, including how to guides on looking after your mental health, managing and reducing stress and overcoming anxiety to name a few.
Samaritans – Practical ways to help yourself cope
Samaritans have compiled some techniques to use if you are having a difficult time, including breathing and muscle relaxation exercises.
NHS Mental health and wellbeing
Find out more about mental health, different conditions and the practical things we can all do to maintain our mental wellbeing.
Creating a safety plan can help to keep you safe from suicide. Find some options here.
Papyrus have various resources on their website to support parents and children including child friendly safety plans, coping strategies and apps to support your wellbeing.
Mentell provide free online circles for men 18+ looking to offload worries and concerns in a non clinical way, run and organised by trained and experienced facilitators over Zoom.
Looking after your mental health during Covid-19
Guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid-19
This guide to looking after yourself and others contains practical information about things you can do now to look after your mental health and wellbeing, and how you can support others.
You can also download a Wellbeing Plan.
How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
The Mental Health Foundation is part of the national mental health response during the coronavirus outbreak. Their website has guides on mental health and support due to the coronavirus impact.
WHO guidance for coping with stress during the Coronavirus
Guidance for coping with your own stress.
Mental Health at Work
Our Frontline offers round-the-clock one-to-one support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.
Publications and Reports
Mental Health and Covid
|Suicide risk and prevention during the covid-19 pandemic||Download|
|The Covid-19 Pandemic, Financial Inequality and Mental Health||Download|
Children and Young People
|National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness||Download|
|Kooth – Covid-19 and Mental Health of Children and Young People||Download|
|Men’s mental health: why are we trying to change masculinity rather than create male-friendly services?||Download|
|EAST – Four simple ways to apply behavioural insights||Download|
|Community-based mental health and suicide prevention interventions for men||Download|
|Preventing suicide among lesbian, gay and bisexual young people||Download|
|Men, Suicide and Society – Research Report||Download|
|Samaritans – Dying from inequality report||Download|
|Samaritans – Out of sight, out of mind||Download|
|Tackling the blues – Impact Report||Download|
|The Man Box – A study on being a young man in the US and Mexico||Download|
|NCISH – Suicide by middle-aged men||Download|
Support after Suicide
|Samaritans – Help when we needed it most||Download|
|Support after a suicide: A guide to providing local services||Download|
|Guidelines for delivering bereavement support groups||Download|
Suicide Safer Communities
|Building Suicide Safer Schools and Colleges – Papyrus||Download|
|Crisis management in the event of a suicide||Download|
|Reducing the risk of suicide: a toolkit for employers||Download|
|Suicide Safer Universities – Papyrus||Download|
|Suicide Safer Communities: a designation recognising community commitments to suicide-safety||Download|