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A great set of articles and guides from the NHS, from healthy eating and exercise, to smoking, alcohol and apps to help you manage your health; plus a specific guide on musculoskeletal health for those who work at a desk.
Arts Minds is a mental health website designed specifically for creative practitioners. Run by the performing arts community (led by BAPAM, Equity, The Stage and Spotlight) it offers guidance around health, career, relationships and more – all with a practical understanding of the pressures that creative practitioners face.
Mind Infoline can talk to you about where you can find help, and about medication and treatments, and more. They can also provide legal information and general advice on mental health related law. The line is open 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
The Mental Health Foundation publishes eight free to download pamphlets on practical approaches to specific mental health issues, including anxiety, self-harm, reducing stress and mental health in later life.
The UK's largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services - supporting more than 4,600 women, children and men each day.
The UK's largest provider of relationship support, supporting more than a million people each year of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships.
The NHS lists five actions that, according to research, can help to boost our mental wellbeing.
Also available is a mood self-assessment quiz to help you better understand your emotional state.