Resources

These resources are suggestions for reading that you may find useful in advance of attending Counselling or a Course at Lawrence Way CCS.


Crisis Resources

If you are in a mental health crisis then call NHS 111 option 2, you can also contact your GP or attend A&E

The Samaritans: call 116 123 if you are feeling suicidal but also for if you are struggling with your emotions and want to talk

Lifeline: call 0808 808 21 21 mental health support line for Cambridgeshire open daily 7pm - 11pm

CALM: For men, call 0800 58 58 58, 5pm - midnight. They also offer a webchat if you prefer https://www.thecalmzone.net/

SANE: 0300 304 7000 mental health support line 4.30pm - 10pm and resources at http://www.sane.org.uk/


General Resources

Useful self help worksheets on a range of topics:

https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/


Ways to improve mental wellbeing:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/five-ways-to-mental-wellbeing

https://www.mindkit.org.uk/5-ways-to-wellbeing/


NHS Anxiety information:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/generalised-anxiety-disorder/


NHS Depression information:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/clinical-depression/


Headspace for meditation and mindfulness:

https://www.headspace.com/


NHS Catch It is a mood tracking tool, which has information on anxiety and depression:

https://apps.beta.nhs.uk/catch-it/


Moodscope to learn about your ups and downs:

https://www.moodscope.com/


Mind - pages on common issues around mental health:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/


Mind - pages on low self esteem:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/self-esteem/#.W9R32XtKjIU


Hearing Voices Network

https://www.hearing-voices.org/


Prevention and management of symptoms of anxiety and depression:

https://moodgym.com.au/


Rangan Chaterjee - talks on health and wellbeing:

https://drchatterjee.com/blog/category/podcast/


The All the Rage Podcast, out of Phoenix Studios, is a monthly show where Drs. Ryan Martin (@rycmart) and Chuck Rybak (@ChuckRybak) discuss different topics related to anger and violence. They tell stories, interview guests, review recent research, and share anger-management related tips.

https://blog.uwgb.edu/alltherage/podcast/