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  • Parenting with mental health problems

    Parenting can be a challenge at the best of times but if you experience mental health issues then you may struggle more than normal to support your child. You might also worry about the impact your own wellbeing has on t...

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  • Exercise and mental health

    Physical activity is good for your body. It burns calories which prevents obesity, keeps our hearts, lungs and other organs healthy, and improves our joints, bones and mobility. But physical activity is also beneficial f...

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  • Managing wellbeing at work - resources for managers and employers

    It is widely reported that mental ill health will affect one in four people at some point in their working lives. People with mental health problems frequently suffer discrimination in the workplace and unemployment affe...

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  • Stress and burnout

    Stress is the body's reaction to feeling threatened or under pressure. It's very common, can be motivating to help us achieve things in our daily life, and can help us meet the demands of home, work and family life.

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  • Supporting others with their mental health

    If you are noticing that a colleague, friend or relative is starting to behave differently then it could be a sign that they are developing a mental illness. This won’t always be the case but being aware of common chan...

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  • Being with bereavement

    Losing a loved one is something we are likely to experience as we grow older. Even if someone’s been ill for a long time, when they pass away it can be very difficult to deal with.

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  • How to cope with depression and anxiety

    Depression and anxiety can be treated effectively. The treatments available to you will vary depending on the severity and pattern of your depressive episodes.

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  • Depression and anxiety

    Depression is a common mental health disorder that affects people of all ages. Some people may be more susceptible than others. It is more than simply feeling sad, unhappy or fed up.

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  • COVID-19 and your mental health

    The COVID-19 pandeminc has had a major impact on our lives. Many of us have faced, and continue to face challenges that can be stressful and overwhelming. You may experience anxiety about getting sick or feel worried abo...

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  • What are mental health problems?

    Mental health problems can affect us all. In a single week, at least one in six of us has problems with our mental health, according to the government’s major study of adults in England.

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  • Supporting staff with Long COVID

    Recovering from long COVID can be a lengthy process and employees will need to be supported to recover at their own pace ensuring that they do not relapse.

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  • Tips for managing Long Covid symptoms

    There are lots of small things you can do to manage your symptoms. Ensuring you get enough sleep, and eating a healthy balanced diet are two important ways to look after yourself. It’s also important to conserve your ...

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  • Long COVID

    COVID recovery time varies from person to person and most infections resolve within 4 weeks. But for some people, coronavirus can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes c...

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  • Menopause support

    As women age their oestrogen levels decline. They stop having periods and are no longer able to fall pregnant naturally. This is known as the menopause. It’s a natural part of ageing and usually occurs between 45 and 5...

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  • Men's health and wellbeing

    According to gender statistics released by NHS Digital in 2021, over 23 per cent of our NHS workforce are male or identify as male.

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Helpful resources

Child/Teenager? Getting help when you're in a crisis

What to do and where to turn to if experiencing a mental health crisis

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Mental wellbeing in the workplace infographic

Statistics and key facts on employee mental wellbeing in the NHS workplace.

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Elements of health and wellbeing

NHS guidance to help create a health and wellbeing culture in the workplace.

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How to promote wellbeing and tackle the causes of work-related mental health problems

An employers guide from Mind.

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Mental health and debt

Help, info, guidance and support for individuals and carers.

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Money and mental health problems: breaking the link

A best practice guide for employers.

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Look after your mental health using exercise

A 'how to' guide from the Mental Health Foundation

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Managing stress and building resilience in the workplace

This short guide shares practical tips on coping with stress which you can use for yourself as well as to help others you are responsible for as a manager.

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Talking to someone about suicide

Suicide can be a difficult topic to broach. This resource is to support you with this, sharing warning signs and tips on what you can do and where you can go for further help.

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Talking to someone about mental health

Finding the right words can be difficult when you want to talk about mental health. This conversation guide from Mental Health UK will help.

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Burnout - how to avoid it and look after yourself

A bite-size book from the The Learning Architect.

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The stress bucket

A simple tool to help you identify the things that cause you stress and what you can do to manage them.

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