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Health and wellbeing
Moodgym - moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Living Life - Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resiliency. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more.
Mood Tracker - Keep track of and monitor your medication, exercises, health and mood with this online diary. Can also be used on your phone.
Rethink – Mental health advice, information and support available in your local area.
NHS Self Help - free downloadable NHS self-help guides on a range of topics to do with mental health and wellbeing. Some topics include anxiety, domestic violence, controlling anger, prisoner post-traumatic stress, eating disorders and many more.
Lets Talk Let's Talk-Wellbeing provides psychological assessment and treatment for what are known as mild to moderate common mental health problems, which 1 in 4 of us will suffer with at some stage in our lives. Self-refer to this service using this link or speak to your GP for more information.
Psychology and Mental Health Courses - FutureLearn offer courses from top medical schools and healthcare organisations. They help people get mental health training or explore the science and psychology behind human development with our online mental health and psychology courses.
Headspace Learn to meditate with this guided meditation app.
Young Minds Provides free, 24/7 text support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis.
All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.
Text: YM to 85258 (free on all major phone networks)
https://www.kooth.com/ - Free online place to find online support and counselling.
https://stem4.org.uk/ - Supporting Teenage mental health - Anxiety, Depression, Self-harm, Eating Disorders, Addiction
https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/resources/ - Here you’ll find a selection of free resources for your workplace, school or community, including interactive toolkits, strategic guidance, posters and more.
https://nopanic.org.uk/ - No Panic is a registered charity that helps and supports those living with Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders. No Panic also provides support for the carers of people who suffer from anxiety disorders.
Remote Working & Mental Health: A Young Professional’s Guide - This guide offers a lot of great information on remote working and different ways you can alleviate stress when working from home, such as creating a comfortable work environment and taking regular breaks.
https://calmharm.co.uk/ - Calm Harm is a free app to help teenagers manage or resist the urge to self-harm
https://www.clearfear.co.uk - Clear Fear is a free app to help children and young people manage symptoms of anxiety.
https://www.movemood.co.uk - Move Mood is a free app to help teenagers manage low mood and depression.
https://www.prevent-suicide.org.uk/find-help-now/stay-alive-app/ - The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
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SwitchBoard - LGBTQ+ Helpline - Link is https://switchboard.lgbt/
Leicester Sexual Health NHS Sexual health services
Trade sexual health- LGBTQ+ specialist support