Health and Wellbeing
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Club Matters & Mind - Supporting Mental Wellbeing During The Pandemic
Developed collaboratively by Mind and Club Matters, this incredibly pertinent mental health guide will help to support clubs and community groups to support their workforce and members through this incredibly difficult period.
As well as collating research and data into mental health, the guide contains useful tips for handling mental well being and links to useful partner resources.
Parents' Information Service gives advice to parents or carers who may be concerned about the mental health or emotional wellbeing of a child or young person.
Telephone: 0808 802 55 44
Availability: Monday to Friday, 12pm til 10pm
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) works to prevent male suicide and offers support services for any man who is struggling or in crisis.
Webchat: https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/webchat/ and telephone 0800 58 58 58, both available from 5pm ‘til midnight every day (Staff are continuing services remotely and lines may be busy)
Calm have also created a document called “Getting through these weird times”
The Silver Line
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90
Availability: 24 hours a day, every day of the year
More advice, information hints and tips can be accessed also from mentalhealth.org relating to looking after your wellbeing at home.
Every Mind Matters
Practical advice to - from how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting our mood or sleeping better.
Availability: Online only 24 hours a day, every day of the year
Coronavirus and Your Wellbeing
Advice from Mind
Five Ways to Wellbeing
Ideas for adapting the Five Ways to Wellbeing during a time of restriction and physical distancing
Some handy links to help promote mental health
Resource on helping to improve your Mental Health
Rehab4Addication have created a resource to help people improve their mental health throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The aim is that this resource can be one of many stepping stones for those struggling and their loved ones to better understand their situation and lead them to find a safe and supportive environment, especially during the pandemic.
Check out this useful guide about improving mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rehab4Addication also are do work to support people that suffer from addiction with drugs and alcohol. They have a local page for Oxfordshire where you can find resources and support.
Click here for more information
Sport in Mind
Sport in Mind are charity based in Berkshire that do work across the area to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and physical activity.
They are doing some fantastic work and have a number of projects and resources you can utilise to support yourself and those you engage with.
Learning and professional development
Free online resources:
Volunteering: reach out to a vulnerable friend or neighbour or sign up to coronavirus-covid-19-volunteering helping others