WELLBEING & MENTAL HEALTH

As we all cope with the effects of coronavirus on our lives, many of us are finding it difficult and our mental health may be suffering.

The World Health Organisation issued guidelines for protecting mental health during the outbreak.

Remember the FYF Team and Troopers are all here to support you so please keep in touch and talk to each other on No LIMBits.  We’re all stronger together and there to help with anything you’d like to chat about.

There are also many different Mental Health Organisations available and online resources so please check out our ‘Wellbeing and Mental Health‘ section for more information.

6 expert tips on how to cope with the anxiety of life after lockdown

You don’t have to brave it alone if you’re feeling overwhelmed, check out some helpful tips here.

On this page you will find easy access to a range of information, resources and support for helping you understand how to deal with your anxiety during these difficult times while Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting on our lives.

Aye Mind is on a mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people – by making better use of the internet, social media and mobile technologies. We have worked with young people aged 13 to 21 to create and share a wide range of Resources.

More information here.

Mind Charity have some great tips to help you keep on top of your physical and mental wellbeing. Check them out here.

The coronavirus outbreak is affecting the way many of us live our lives, and it’s normal that this will affect people’s mental health. Samaritans have gathered some resources that might be helpful.

Check it out here.

SAMH are a mental health support service in Scotland. If you have any questions in relation to your own mental health, you can get in touch with them here:

☎ 0344 800 0550
📧 [email protected]
💻samh.org.uk/info

Smiling Mind are running a ‘Mindful Month’ in June and will be sharing tips everyday on how to keep yourself grounded and your mind calm. They also have a great free app with meditation sessions and mindfulness advice for you and your family. You’ll find out all you need to know on the link here.

Our aim is to improve the quality of life for anyone whose mental health problems or mental illness has a serious impact on their life and on the lives of others, including family members, friends and supporters.

More info here,

Each week on the Mindset Athlete Podcast, fellow trooper James Roberts brings you an inspirational athlete, message or expert talking about human optimisation to teach you how to change the perception of your mindset and become 1% better.

Check this out here.

Combined Minds

Combined Minds is an app developed for teenage mental health charity stem4 by Dr Nihara Krause, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, to help families and friends support young people with their mental health. More info here.

Clear Fear

The fear of threat, or anxiety, is like a strong gust of wind. It drags you in and makes you want to fight it or run away.

Instead, face your fear with the free Clear Fear app and learn to reduce the physical responses to threat as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions. More info here.

Samaritans

The Samaritans have launched a self-help app where you can track how you’re feeling, and get recommendations on things you can do to help yourself cope, feel better and stay safe in a crisis. More info here.

Shout

Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone who is struggling or feeling a bit overwhelmed. All you need to do is text Shout to 85258 for immediate support.  Click here.

Smiling Mind

Equipping young people with the integral skills they need to thrive in life.  Supporting yourself and each other through Coronavirus. More info here.