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Mental health and wellbeing

Our mental health is important. Many factors influence our wellbeing and evidence shows that the actions we take and the way we think have a big impact.

Some mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are common conditions. If you have such an illness, it is important to learn more about your mental health and to get the right treatment and support. In the first instance talking with your GP is a positive step.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing

5 Ways ImageRecent research about how to improve mental wellbeing recommends five simple actions that, if practised regularly, can improve our mental wellbeing.

To find out more, check out the downloadable flyer in the links section to the right of this page or go to Five Ways to Wellbeing.

Mental Health Support

NHS Choices provide a wide range of tools, advice and information about mental health subjects. For advice, videos and fact-sheets, visit the NHS Choices Website.

If you are concerned about your mental health or require further advice and guidance, please see your GP.

Understanding Mental Health conditions and treatments

For information factsheets and leaflets on a wide range of mental health issues, treatments and interventions - see our page on understanding mental health problems

Self Help Resources

There are also some useful self-help guides and tools that can help us to look after our mental health and wellbeing.

NHS Mood Self-Assessment Tool

NHS Wellbeing Self-Assessment Tool

Living Life To The Full Sessions

See the related links section to the right of this page for more tools and resources.

Visit us on Facebook

If you would like to keep up to date and find out more about mental health awareness, campaigns and improving your mental health and wellbeing, please visit our Facebook page .

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