Mental health and Support

NHS Every Mind Matters

This is an NHS site covering mental health advice and support and it has an update for coronavirus:

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Action for Happiness

https://www.actionforhappiness.org/coping-calendar

Action for happiness have lots of great resources to share and ideas for activities. They have just launched their April calendar- Active Coping, a really easy way to engage in positive behaviours.

 

Good Thinking . UK

https://www.good-thinking.uk/

Links to lots of apps, online, phone support etc regarding anxiety, feeling low, stressed, sleep issues. It shows pros and cons of different support.

Time to Change

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/coronavirus

Lots of resources for reducing mental health stigma. This page has information on wellbing and coronavirus and links to Mind & Rethink for further mental health support. 

 

Anxiety UK

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Online and phone support and resources to help manage anxiety

The Calm Zone

https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Support for men's mental health - with phone and online support

IAPT mental health self-referral

https://www.iaptportal.co.uk/ServiceUser/SelfReferralForm.aspx?sd=3614a049-5638-48ed-9166-3174cb8a98d0

You can self refer to our local counselling service if you feel you would benefit from this type of support.  You will need to complete an online application in order to process your self-referral.

Information about this service:

Please note that the referrals are processed between 9am and 5pm, and must not be used if you feel in crisis.

If you have urgent mental health needs, please contact your GP for an emergency appointment, call NHS 111, or visit A&E.

You can also call one of the following helpline numbers:

  • The Samaritans: 116 123
  • Saneline: 0300 304 7000
  • The Mental Health Helpline: 01438 843 322

We accept referrals from clients who are aged 16 years and over and registered with a GP in Hertfordshire.

 

 

Isabel Hospice - counselling support for bereaved families

Isabel Hospice can provide support to families bereaved through the coronavirus.