Useful Resources

Useful Wellbeing Resources

My Wellbeing Plan

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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

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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

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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

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Find out more about mental health, different conditions and the practical things we can all do to maintain our mental wellbeing.

Safety Plan

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Creating a safety plan can help to keep you safe from suicide. Find some options here.

Papyrus Resources

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Guidance for coping with your own stress.

Mental Health at Work

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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 pandemicDownload
The Covid-19 Pandemic, Financial Inequality and Mental HealthDownload

Children and Young People

National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental IllnessDownload
Kooth – Covid-19 and Mental Health of Children and Young PeopleDownload

Equalities

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 insightsDownload
Community-based mental health and suicide prevention interventions for menDownload
Preventing suicide among lesbian, gay and bisexual young peopleDownload
Men, Suicide and Society – Research ReportDownload
Samaritans – Dying from inequality reportDownload
Samaritans – Out of sight, out of mindDownload
Tackling the blues – Impact ReportDownload
The Man Box – A study on being a young man in the US and MexicoDownload
NCISH – Suicide by middle-aged menDownload

Support after Suicide

Samaritans – Help when we needed it mostDownload
Support after a suicide: A guide to providing local servicesDownload
Guidelines for delivering bereavement support groupsDownload

Suicide Safer Communities

Building Suicide Safer Schools and Colleges – PapyrusDownload
Crisis management in the event of a suicideDownload
Reducing the risk of suicide: a toolkit for employersDownload
Suicide Safer Universities – PapyrusDownload
Suicide Safer Communities: a designation recognising community commitments to suicide-safetyDownload

Strategy & Policy Guidelines

WHO – Public health action for the prevention of suicideDownload
Preventing suicide in EnglandDownload
Local suicide prevention planningDownload
A Zero Suicide Strategy for Cheshire & MerseysideDownload
NO MORE Action PlanDownload
Preventing suicide in community and custodial settingsDownload