Looking after your wellbeing

LOOKING AFTER YOUR WELLBEING

South Gloucestershire Council has a dedicated webpage providing information on a range of issues to help you look after your wellbeing

https://beta.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-wellbeing/#mcetoc_1e4bos2jn6e

The following are extracts from various pages on South Gloucestershire council website giving links (highlighted in red) to support and information.

Staying active at home

The “Move More” section of the One You South Gloucestershire website provides information on how to remain active at home.

One You South Gloucestershire – Move More 

The NHS have some easy equipment-free fitness routines which are great to do at home.

NHS at home workouts

Mental wellbeing

It’s natural to feel anxious during times of uncertainty. The “Stress Less” section of the One You South Gloucestershire website provides guidance, advice and tips on how to maintain your mental wellbeing during this difficult time.

Mental health and wellbeing support

·       Wellbeing courses and taster sessions

·       Groups and support in the community 

·       Volunteer opportunities

·       Information about services and events

·       Secondary and specialist care

·       Accessing social care support

·       Talking therapy services      

·       Mental health in the workplace

·       Bereavement Guide

·       Maternal mental health

·       Who to contact in a mental health crisis

Mind You

South Gloucestershire Council also have a dedicated Mind You website with useful information for supporting children and young people who may also be struggling with the uncertainty and impact of Covid-19.

You can find information and advice about looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic from the following links:

·       MIND

·       Rethink

·       Young Minds

·       Anna Freud

·       Downloadable resources from OTR

·       Children’s Commissioner

·       Mencap

·       CAMHS Resources

·       Nuffield Health Swap – Journal and Fact File

·       Calm Zone

·       Mental Health Foundation Kindness Guide

·       ThinkNinja App

·       Heads Together Wellbeing Guides

·       Heads Together 60 Second Support Series

·       Barnardos HYPE ServiceBlog and Art Project

Further information

Education and support for children and young people

South Gloucestershire Council Education and support for children and young people page has further signposting information including Community Children’s Health Partnership services and support for families through the council’s Access and Response Team.

Southern Brooks

If you would prefer to speak to someone to find out what support is available, call Southern Brooks Community Partnership on 0333 577 4666. Open: 11am to 7pm Monday to Friday, 12pm to 6pm Saturday and Sunday, email: communitysupport@southernbrooks.org.uk

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership

You can also contact Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership. Phone the 24-hour AWP NHS helpline: 0300 3031320.

Our Frontline

Our Frontline is a new service formed by Samaritans, Mind, Shout and Hospice UK, supported by The Royal Foundation, providing round the clock support to all of those going to work as part of the national response to the coronavirus. From supermarket staff to delivery drivers, social workers to police officers, Our Frontline provides mental health and bereavement support and tailored online resources.