Mental Wellbeing

Here you’ll find answers to some common questions concerning mental wellbeing

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We all have mental health, the same as we all have physical health.

 

 

 

 

Consider your mental health on a spectrum; we all sit there somewhere.

Fortunately there are things you can do that can help you stay in the green area or that can help you cope if you are moving up the spectrum.

 

 

Sometimes we feel great, everything seems to be going well, you could say we are in the green area

We all have bad days – this could push us into the yellow area, but generally speaking we are coping

As things get harder and we feel we cannot cope anymore we begin to edge into the orange. Most people have times like this and just like physical health some days are better than others.

Some people move into the red and this is the area where we talk about an individual possibly having a mental illness and they need extra help, this could be from their GP, a psychiatrist or a psychologist depending on the mental illness.

There is evidence to suggest that there are five key things you can do that will help improve and maintain your mental health and wellbeing.

If you try them they may help you feel happier, more positive and get more out of life.

If you need help with your mental wellbeing, here are some ideas that may help you cope:

Who can I talk to?

  • Friends
  • Family
  • Someone you trust at school
  • Youth worker
  • Health professional (GP; Counsellor Nurse)
  • Charities and Helplines

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If you haven’t already found the help you’re looking for, you can find additional information and services which are more interactive here.

I would like to make a referral to Mental Health Services by completing the online referral form.

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