Emotional Wellbeing

On this page you will find support and helpful advice for your emotional wellbeing during the Corona Pandemic and beyond.

This page is being update regularly and there will be news soon of a local gathering via Zoom to meet up for help, support and encouragement.

Mental Health Awareness Week

The Church of England website has some great new resources for MHA Week:

https://www.churchofengland.org/faith-action/mental-health-resources/supporting-good-mental-health

You can read thirteen daily reflections Written by Professor Chris Cook and accompanied by “have a go” habits developed by Ruth Rice and there are a series of short podcasts too.

Wellbeing and Mental Health during Covid-19:

This excellent guide to looking after yourself and others has been produced by Every Life Matters in association with the NHS in Cumbria, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear

Mental Health Corona pdf leaflet from the NHS

Action for Happiness:

Mental Health Action Calendar for July 2020

 

Words and Pictures of Encouragement:

Try a new hobby or pick up an old one

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Humour Helps (a lot)

Treat yourself to a box set of whatever makes you laugh!

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Does this ring true for you?

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The NHS

The NHS website has useful resources here:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

If you’re experiencing any kind of mental health issues, please don’t hesitate to give your surgery a ring and ask for a telephone consultation from one of our GPs.

Hanslope – 01908 510914 or

Blisworth – 01604 878000  Roade – 01604 863100  Grange Park – 01604 434747

 

Helpful Videos and other resources

Check out the BBC’s excellent resource page:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04t6bc1

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One very useful little presentation recommended by Mark Adams is: F.A.C.E. C.O.V.I.D by Russ Harris

From a faith perspective Pray As You Go have published these exercises around a variety of different themes including amongst others: anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, loneliness and aging:

https://pray-as-you-go.org/article/mental-health-awareness-exercises

Children and Young People

CAMHS Live is here to help you access the mental health services you might need. You can speak to them live and online Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm – just click on the box at the bottom of their website homepage to speak to one their advisors:

https://www.nhft.nhs.uk/camhslive?fbclid=IwAR3ebnOL4a2NPtqhJls_fcD-s9grN1oA8PvONWwkBr13pfjJFSoK44aDGuk

CAMHS Live

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Young Minds- A wealth of information and support for young people and their carers:

http://www.youngminds.org.uk

Family Lives- Helping parents and carers with changes in family life:

http://www.familylives.org.uk/

Place 2 Be- A website dedicated to improving children’s mental health:

http://www.place2be.org.uk/coronavirus

Your Mindful garden

More on the BBC’s Your Mindful Garden here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/go-explore-app-your-mindful-garden?xtor=ES-211-%5B32002_PANUK_SOT_WK19_SNO_Send4Openers_RET%5D-20200512-%5Bcbeebies_yourmindfulgarden_children%5D

 

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