If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, please don’t suffer in silence.
Taking the first step to getting help can feel really difficult, so we’re bringing the help to you…
📞 TURNING POINT – Whether it’s help with coping techniques to manage anxiety or signposting to other support services to suit your needs, the Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust Turning Point helpline is here for you. ➡️ Call 0300 555 0730 seven days a week between 9am and 11pm.
☎️ CRISIS LINE – If you’re in a mental health crisis, call 0808 196 3779 ANYTIME of the day or night, and help will be arranged for you, including talking to a mental health professional. The line is open 24/7, so please don’t think you have to struggle alone.
⚠️CRISIS SANCTUARIES – Crisis Sanctuaries provides mental health crisis support to the communities of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The Crisis Sanctuaries are for anyone near, or at crisis who need a safe space to talk. Find out more ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Crisis_Sanctuaries_NxWTY
📱 SAMARITANS – When life is tough, the Samaritans are here to listen at any time of the day or night. You can talk to them about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how difficult. Call free on 116 123 or visit ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Samaritans_JtOaV
📣 SHOUT – If you need immediate help, you can text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 to access confidential 24/7 support. Mental health isn’t a 9 to 5 problem, so remember there are services like this you can access WHENEVER you need to.
💬 TALKING THERAPIES – If it’s getting too much for you, then talking therapies may help. Speak to your GP about what’s available in your area, or for more info ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Talking_Therapies_EOxIF
🧠 MIND – Mind are here to help you. Visit their website to find out more about mental health and to find a helpline to best suit your needs ➡️ http://orlo.uk/MIND_xvsHU
✅ EVERY MIND MATTERS – It’s true you know, every mind DOES matter and that includes yours. With tips on coping with stress, anxiety and a whole host of other common mental health conditions, visiting the website could be your first step to getting help ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Every_Mind_Matters_DUU8p
❤️ HELPING OTHERS – It may not be you reading this who is struggling with their mental health, and instead, you might be supporting a friend, colleague or loved one. If that’s the case, here’s some tips to help you support someone else ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Helping_Others_M9AOA
🗣️ YOUR GP -Accessing help from your GP may look and feel a bit different at the moment, but they are still here to help. Your GP may also be able to signpost you to other avenues of support as well.
👶 PARENTS – Did you know about the @NottsHealthcare parents & carers advice line? Open Mon – Fri (9am – 4.30pm) on 0300 123 3387 (option 4), the advice line can support you with issues like child emotional health & wellbeing, behaviour difficulties & more.
💙 CHARITIES – There’s so many charities who can support you with your mental health that we would need countless posts to list them all! Instead, check out the NHS dashboard on mental health and wellbeing, which includes an A-Z of charities you can contact ➡️ http://orlo.uk/Mental_Health_0oxGy
This is not an exhaustive list of the help that’s out there, but we hope it’s a start to help you get the support you need. Remember, there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to mental health, and what works for someone else may not work for you.
So, whenever you’re reading this, please remember that it’s ok not to be ok. We hope that you know that you are not alone #Notts #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek