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Mental Health Campaigns and Resources
Here we have lots of helpful free downloadable resources for you to check out!
More coming soon!
Here is a wellbeing resources leaflet created by The SUN Network.
You can download our promotional materials here!
Mental health resources from the Mental Health Foundation:
Campaigns you can get involved in+
Here we have a list of campaigns you can get involved in!
· STOP Suicide
There is a range of suicide prevention resources available as part of the STOP Suicide Campaign. These include self-help leaflets for those who are experiencing suicidal thoughts as well as those who are concerned that someone they know might be at risk. There are also posters giving the key campaign messages, STOP Suicide pledge cards for you to carry in your wallet and ‘I’d Ask’ badges to help you spread the word. Click here to go to the website for more information!
· Stress LESS
Stress LESS is a county-wide, pilot campaign that launched across the county during National Revision Week, 18–22 April 2016 and peaked during Mental Health Awareness Week (16-22 May 2016). The campaign seeks to empower students (aged 12–18) to find positive ways of coping with school/college and exam stress. Click here to go to the website for more information!
· Time to Change
Time to Change is a growing social movement working to change the way we all think and act about mental health problems. We've already reached millions of people and begun to improve attitudes and behaviours. Join thousands of campaigners in workplaces, schools, communities and online who are making stigma and discrimination a thing of the past. Click here to go to the website for more information!
· Heads Together
Heads Together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, which combines a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health with fundraising for a series of innovative new mental health services. Click here to go to the website for more information!
Now We're Talking+
The coronavirus outbreak has changed all of our lives. During times of uncertainty, we can feel anxious and stressed. Feelings of isolation, boredom and loneliness are natural. It’s important we keep talking to each other.
||Stay in touch with friends and family to support mental health. The simplest thing we can do for mental wellbeing is to stay connected. Use the internet, telephone, even written letters, to reach out. Lift each other’s spirits by speaking and listening.
Connect online with others who are experiencing the same feelings. Online communities are an increasingly popular source of support.
Qwell is an online community for adults in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Find self-help resources and join in peer support through chat. You can also access safe and confidential one-hour sessions with a fully qualified counsellor via instant messaging.
Kooth is a free, confidential and anonymous online service for young people aged 11-18 years. Access support from trained counsellors until 10pm, 365 days a year. Peer-to-peer support through forums and a range of self-help resources.
Lifeline is a free, confidential and anonymous telephone helpline service available for adults in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The Line provides listening support and information to someone experiencing mental distress or if you are supporting someone else in distress. Available everyday 11am – 11pm on 0808 808 2121
Psychological Wellbeing Service - People can continue to self-refer to the Psychological Wellbeing Service. This service is set up to help those aged 17 and over who are suffering from mild to moderate depression and anxiety, you don't need a diagnosis to access the service. More information can be found here.
Call 111 in a mental health crisis, if you, or someone you are worried about, is at risk of harm, the NHS First Response Services can help people of any age, at any time of day or night. Call 111 and select option 2.
Other self-help resources can be found here
Create your own wellbeing plan here.
Every Mind Matters+
Every Mind Matters is here to help you manage and maintain your mental health, as good mental health makes such a difference. It helps us to relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.
We all go through ups and downs in life, and experience life changes that can affect our mental health.
Every Mind Matters gives you simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life – from how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting our mood or sleeping better. It will help you spot the signs of common mental health conditions, get personalised practical self-care tips and information on further support. You'll also learn about what you can do to help others.
Every Mind Matters has been created by Public Health England, with tips and advice developed with experts and approved by the NHS. It has also been endorsed by the Royal College of General Practitioners. In January 2020, we teamed up with Heads Up for the biggest weekend in football, the Emirates FA Cup Third Round, to help you discover simple steps to look after your mental health.
It only takes a minute to get started with our short free quiz to create Your Mind Plan with personalised tips and advice.