Healthy minds: Coping

Get support before things get worse

If you are showing symptoms of becoming unwell then it is important to get the support you need.

Here you will find help if you are showing symptoms such as:

  • Changes in mood
  • Fear, worry and anxiety
  • Relationships issues or sex drive changes
  • Feeling sad or down
  • Less interested in daily activities
  • More likely to cancel plans
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping
  • Finding it hard to cope with daily problems or stress
  • Problems understanding and relation to situations and to people
  • Loss of appetite or changes in weight

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters has information about keeping well during this time of uncertainty. They have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

NHS Every Mind Matters


NHS Apps

The NHS has a large Apps Library to support self-care for many different health and wellbeing topics. 

There are lots of mental health apps out there, some that cost. Here are 5 free approved NHS apps to support health and wellbeing.

  • NHS calm harm – Calm Harm is an app designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm. It is private and password protected.
  • NHS eQuoo app – eQuoo is an emotional fitness game for anyone 12 and over who want to improve their emotional wellbeing. It uses adventure games designed by psychologists to help you increase your emotional fitness and teach you new psychological skills. You will also find tips on how to communicate more effectively and maintain your mental wellbeing.
  • NHS – Feeling good: positive mindset – Feeling Good: positive mindset is for adults 18 and over who feel worried or stressed and those wanting to improve their mental wellbeing, concentration and confidence. It helps to relax your body and mind with a series of audio tracks designed to help you build confidence, energy and a positive mindset.
  • NHS Pzizz – The Pzizz app helps you quickly calm your mind, fall asleep fast, stay asleep, and wake up refreshed. It uses “dreamscapes” – a mix of music, voiceovers and sound effects designed using the latest clinical research – to help you sleep better at night or take power naps during the day.
  • NHS worry tree – The WorryTree app aims to help you take control of worry wherever you are. You can use the app to record whatever you feel worried about. It uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help you notice and challenge your worries. It can also help you create an action plan for managing worry.

Help for when your wellbeing is rocked

Alcohol and Drugs

Bereavement

Debt and finance

Relationships and family