Living with a mental health problem can often have an impact on day to day life, making things that others might not think about a bit more difficult. We’ve put together these tips and guides to help you cope with everyday things like money, work, university and more.
Carers, friends & family – coping & support
Explains how to cope when supporting someone else, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
Food and mood
Explores how your diet can affect your mood, and provides tips for improving your mental wellbeing through healthy eating.
Explains how mental health problems can affect insurance cover, what your rights are, and how to choose the right cover for you. Includes a list of specialist insurance providers.
LGBTIQ+ mental health
Gives information about mental health support for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer or questioning (LGBTIQ+).
Explains loneliness, including the causes of loneliness and how it relates to mental health problems. Gives practical tips to help manage feelings of loneliness, and other places you can go for support.
Provides information on mindfulness, how to practice it and how it can help with mental health problems.
Money and mental health
Gives information about the relationship between money worries and mental health, with suggestions on how to address them.
Nature and mental health
Explains the mental health benefits of nature and gives tips and ideas to try. Also provides information on formal ecotherapy programmes, and where to find out more.
Online mental health
Explains the benefits and challenges to your mental health of being online, and gives ideas for looking after yourself online and getting support. Also provides information on staying safe online and getting the balance right between your online and offline life.
Parenting with a mental health problem
Explains how to cope as parent with a mental health problem, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
Physical activity and your mental health
Information about how physical activity can help your mental health, and tips for choosing an activity that works for you, and how to overcome anything that might stop you from becoming more active.
Racism and mental health
If racism is affecting your mental health, we’re here for you. Our information can help you understand the impact of racism – and choose how and where to seek help. If you’re finding it hard to get the support you need, our tips can help you find a way forward.
Tips and exercises to help you relax.
Explains insomnia and other sleep problems, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
Explains what stress is, what might cause it and how it can affect you. Includes information about ways you can help yourself and how to get support.
Explains how you can look after your mental health as a student, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
Explains how to improve and maintain your mental wellbeing, whether you have a diagnosis of a mental health condition or not.
Workplace – how to be mentally healthy at work
Learn how you can be mentally healthy at work, with suggestions for what you can do and where you can get support if you experience poor mental health.