Emotional support

Sometimes a little extra support can make a world of difference to how you feel. So, whether you’re looking for information and guidance or want to reach out for professional support and counselling, you’ll find the help you need here.

  • Dealing with depression

    Understanding mental health

    Dealing with a mental health condition can be a long and difficult journey, requiring understanding not only about the condition itself but also on what you can do to help yourself and others.

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    Counselling

    Counselling is a process people seek when they want to change something in their lives, or simply explore their thoughts and feelings in more depth so that they can move forward with new coping skills. Find out about the different counselling approaches available.

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    Self-care

    Self-care is any activity we do consciously and by choice to look after our own emotional, social and physical wellbeing. Although it’s simple in theory, self-care is something we often overlook, leaving us vulnerable to burn-out over time.

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    Managing stress

    If you are facing stress at work, you are not alone. Mental health charity Mind, estimates that one in six employees in the UK experience depression, anxiety or stress at any given time.

  • Understanding domestic abuse

    Domestic abuse

    Anyone can experience abuse by their partner. It happens to men and women, people of all ages, no one is immune, and yet people often believe that abuse is something that could never happen to them.

  • Intimate partner abuse

    Loneliness

    Loneliness is something that everyone has experienced at some point regardless of age or walk of life. Because human beings are social animals, we all need opportunities to connect to those around us. Without connection, we can start to feel low and isolated. This content looks at some of the things you can do to reconnect with others, and in doing so, improve and maintain your wellbeing.

  • Overcoming low self esteem

    Overcoming low self-esteem

    Low self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself and affects more people than you think. Characterised by a lack of confidence and feeling badly about oneself, people with low self-esteem can feel awkward, or incompetent, and often see rejection and disapproval even when there isn't any.

  • Coping with loss and bereavement

    Loss and bereavement

    Losing someone we love is painful. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, whether it’s the loss of a parent, partner, child or friend.

  • Managing anger

    Managing anger

    Anger is not always a bad thing – when controlled, it can motivate us to take positive action in certain circumstances. However, if you or someone you know has a problem with anger, it’s an issue that needs to be tackled.

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    Understanding eating disorders

    Having an eating disorder means that you have an unhealthy relationship with food. There are many kinds of eating disorders, but with the right help and support, a return to healthier ways of eating is very possible.

  • Self-harm

    Understanding self-harm

    Self-harm describes the act of hurting oneself in order to cope with emotional pain or overwhelming situations.

  • Planning for a family

    Parenting

    Parenting is one of the life’s greatest joys but also one of its biggest challenges. Here are some resources to help you at every stage of your child’s development.

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    Relationship breakdowns

    The breakdown of a marriage or serious relationship can have catastrophic effects on your family and work-life. We can support you through this difficult time.

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    Suicide awareness

    Suicide remains a topic many of us feel uncomfortable talking about but it is more common than you might think. This content has been created to increase your understanding of suicide and help you explore ways that you can respond to someone who feels that they no longer want to live.

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    Dealing with a critical incident

    If you have experienced a critical incident, we have collated a selection of resources to support you.

  • Coping with bullying

    Coping with bullying

    Bullying can happen anywhere and being on the receiving end of bullying is very hard. Here you'll find information about different types of bullying, plus guidance on how to deal with bullies and cope with the situation.

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    Children and young people

    Understanding your child’s mental health can feel daunting, but you’re certainly not alone. It’s important to recognise that we all have mental health – whatever our age – and it’s critical that children and young people get the right support for their distress as early as possible. Whether you’re a parent or grandparent, a carer or family friend, we are here to help guide you to the most appropriate information and professional support to help you help your family.