Mental health

Family life, friends, school, work and many other things can leave you feeling stressed, sad, lonely or worried. The most important thing to remember is you’re not alone and looking for advice and support is exactly the right thing to do.

For information on how to cope with life's challenges, how to make yourself feel better and where to find support see the Mindmate website.

 

Feeling stressed or worried?

We all feel stressed or anxious at times, but if it's affecting your day to day life you may need some support to deal with it. See the following websites for information on:

 

Exam stress

Exam time can be extremely stressful and in can be difficult to know how to manage your anxiety. See the following websites for helpful tips:

 

Coping with common issues

Feelings change from day to day for most people. Sometimes though, you might decide that you need some help with what's going on in your head. See the following links for help on:

Whatever you are going through, remember there are people that can help and support you. If you'd like to speak to someone in confidence about how you're feeling, see our list of services and helplines.

If you’ve seriously injured yourself or taken an overdose call 999 or get immediate medical treatment from A&E. If you are feeling suicidal or in a crisis and feel like you can’t cope, speak to somebody straight away. If possible, make sure you’re not on your own. Click here for the contact details of available services.