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.   

Publications, reports, guidance and support

Mental Health and Covid

Suicide risk and prevention during the covid-19 pandemicDownload
The Covid-19 Pandemic, Financial Inequality and Mental HealthDownload
Guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid-19Download
How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreakWebsite
WHO guidance for coping with stress during the CoronavirusDownload
Mental Health at Work – Get Support Website

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
Preventing suicide among trans 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
Community Suicide Prevention for Middle-Aged Men in Cheshire and Merseyside: Learning from NHSEI-Funded Programmes and Implications for Future Practice – Short Report by Everton in the Community, Edge Hill University
and State of Mind Sport
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Community-based mental health and suicide prevention interventions for men – Rapid Evidence Review November 2019 (with Updated Postscript October 2021)Download

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
Support After Suicide Partnership – For support to people who witness a suicideWebsite
Support After Suicide Partnership – Core Standards for delivering Suicide Bereavement Support ServicesWebsite

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