Further to our Wellbeing support post last week, we wanted to provide you with some additional resources to support you while you work from home. Please take a look at the previous post for some important links to some free online counselling.
These website links contain useful advice and guidance to support you in looking after your mental health:
Some telephone helplines and online counselling support you may find helpful:
1-2-1 online chat with a counsellor up until 10pm
24/7 support from a counsellor via 1-2-1 chat, emails or free telephone 0800 11 11
24/7 support from a counsellor via free telephone 116 123
Here are some mobile apps you may find helpful:
Headspace is your personal guide to health and happiness. It’ll help you focus, breathe, stay calm, perform at your best, and get a better nights rest through the life- changing skills of relaxation, meditation and mindfulness. The Headspace meditation app teaches you how to breathe, sleep, meditate, and live mindfully. These guided breathing exercises can promote mindfulness and have been proven to improve focus. There is mindfulness training and meditation on everything from managing anxiety attacks, stress relief, breathing, happiness, feeling calm and finding focus. There’s a free basics course that will teach you the essentials of meditation and mindfulness training.”
Cost: Free but possible to upgrade to Headspace Plus at an additional cost.
“Calm is a leading app for meditation and sleep. Guided meditation sessions are available for a variety of different topics including: calming anxiety, deep sleep, self- esteem and managing stress.”
Cost: Free but possible to upgrade to Calm Premium at an additional cost.