Healthy Mind

How can I keep my mind healthy?

Our website is filled with advice, guidance and links to services that can help your mind stay healthy. We deal with important issues, including mental health, connecting with others, volunteering in your community and coping with bereavement.

Mental health crisis support

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Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or emergency.

Looking after your wellbeing

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Good mental wellbeing is important for our physical health, our relationships, our education, our work and to achieving our potential. It can help us to cope with life’s problems and to enjoy the good things.

Connecting with others

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It’s really important to spend time with others, make friends and build a social and support network for yourself in your local community.

Coping with bereavement

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During times of grief, there is somebody you can talk to and organisations that offer a range of support.

Drugs and Alcohol

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Taking drugs and drinking alcohol can be dangerous.

These pages will help give you the information you need to stay safe and will tell you where you can go to get help if you need it.

Learning new skills

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Learning a new skill is a great way to challenge yourself, keep your mind active and to meet new people.

Living Well with a Disability

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Find out what support is available if you have a disability.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR UNDER 18S

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Find out more about the support available for residents under 18.

Support for Carers

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Caring for someone can be challenging and stressful. It’s important that you look after your wellbeing as a carer and to know who you can go to for support when you need help.

Volunteering

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Find opportunities to volunteer in your community.

Support for Veterans

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Find out more about the support available for Veterans and their family members.