Mental health and wellbeing

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Our Job Support Programme provides useful links and guidance.
This page contains information about national and local mental health and wellbeing projects.

Energise Me

An interactive, on-line tool kit to support wellbeing, reduce stress, feel more fulfilled that is likely to achieve success in the workplace and life. 

Website: www.energise.me  

Wellbeing Service Norfolk & Suffolk

Offers a range of courses and workshops to develop strategies to cope with stress, mental health and emotional issues. CBT, anxiety, panic attacks, depression. Workshops are free. Offers one-off workshops to organisations delivered to their staff.

www.wellbeingnands.co.uk/suffolk/get-support/courses/

Contact: 01223 656554

 Just One Norfolk 

Supporting children and young people along with their families through stages in growing up and offering support and advise. 

Mentalhealth (justonenorfolk.nhs.uk)

Contact number: 0300 300 0123 

Suffolk County Council – Adult Learning Service

The Adult Learning Services offer courses to support and help remove the barriers of mental health.

www.suffolk.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/adult-learning-and-careers-advice/

Suffolk County Council – Work Well Suffolk Project

The Work Well Suffolk project is a free service, helping to remove barriers to progression including mental health support which includes signposting for further support.

www.suffolk.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/work-well-suffolk/

Suffolk MIND

Suffolk MIND. Support on all aspects of positive mental health and well-being.

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/local-minds/

Contact: [email protected] 0300 1116000

Wellbeing training from Suffolk Mind “makes good business sense” says top regional solicitor firm. 

Suffolk Mind asked – What did you and your staff think about the training by Suffolk Mind?

Excellent! We received overwhelmingly positive feedback from staff (even from those who may have initially been a bit apprehensive about having the training). It provided a real buzz with staff in the offices and I can’t speak more highly of the trainers – incredibly knowledgeable and presented the topic in a very easy and relaxed way. They pitched the subject matter perfectly to the audience.

For the full interview click here, for more information about Suffolk Mind and how it can help please visit the website.

Norfolk and Waveney MIND

Support on all aspects of positive mental health and well-being.

www.mind.org.uk/information-support/local-minds/

Contact: [email protected] 01493 842129

 

Adult Learning Service

The Adult Learning Services offer courses to support and help remove the barriers of mental health.

www.suffolk.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/adult-learning-and-careers-advice/

Contact: [email protected]

Sport England – get active in the workplace 

Sports England are dedicated to improving physical and mental health of individuals and this website offers ideas and a tool kit to help improve your health and wellbeing. 

Active Employee Toolkit | Sport England

Contact via the on-line form here

Rehab 4 Addiction 

Rehab 4 Addiction works closely with rehabilitation centres and outpatient clinics throughout the United Kingdom and the admissions team match a patients’ addiction with an appropriately placed rehabilitation centre.
Find out more here Drug Rehab & Alcohol Rehab Treatment | Rehab 4 Addiction

BT Home Essential

BT’s Home Essentials plan is a reliable and affordable way for people on specific state benefits, including Universal Credit and Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit), to have a low-cost broadband and phone package.
Click here for more information 

Ok Rehab 

OK Rehab specialises in addiction treatment. This treatment is available via both inpatient and outpatient treatment providers. We also work with clinics that are able to facilitate treatment taking place in your own home, who are able to provide professional intervention and home detoxification.

Click here for more information 

 

Working from Home (Health and Safety Executive guidance)

Working from home safely, including risk assessments, making your workplace COVID secure, protecting vulnerable workers, where to get further help.

www.hse.gov.uk/coronavirus/working-safely/work-from-home.htm

Working safely during Coronavirus (Government guidance)

Government information and advice on how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Tackling Work-related stress (Health and Safety Executive guidance)

Step by Step workbook in tackling work-related stress and using the management standards approach.

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/wbk01.pdf

Health and Safety Executive

Information to support Health and Safety whilst working at home, lone working, stress and mental health, working with display screen equipment

www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/workers/home.htm

NHS Inform – Coronavirus General Advice

General advice on coronavirus, signs and symptoms, what to do.

www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Display Equipment Check List (Health and Safety Executive guidance)

Suffering from backache, neck stiffness, wrist pain? Are your working from a kitchen table? Check you out to see if you need to adjust your working environment whilst working from home.

www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/ck1.pdf

NHS: 5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Advice and steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

NHS – Every Mind Matters

A useful resource using apps and website information that promotes good mental health and provides advice and guidance if you’re feeling low, anxious, stressed or have trouble sleeping.

www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Anxiety UK

A national registered charity providing support if you are affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression.

If you are suffering with anxiety, stress or anxiety based pression or a phobia that’s affecting your daily life, we are here to help you. We are fully supported by an expert team of medical advisors.

www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Contact: 03444 775 774

 

Mental Health Foundation

Provides support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Men’s Health Forum

24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.

www.menshealthforum.org.uk/

Contact: 020 7922 7908


Safe in Our World

A charitable organisation to support those people who don’t suffer from mental health issues understand those afflictions as well as identifying symptoms, their signs and any related challenges so they are better equipped to help others. 

Safe In Our World Mental Health Charity for Gamers – Safe In Our World 

Returning to Work Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice on benefits, employment rights, flexible working, etc and guidance for employees on returning to work following the pandemic.

workingfamilies.org.uk/articles/coronavirus-returntowork/

Contact: [email protected] 

General and administrative queries: 020 7253 7243

 

ACAS – working from home

Practical help on how to plan and work effectively from home for both employers and employees.

www.acas.org.uk/working-from-home

Cotsworld Co

Working from Home: A Guide to Creating a Healthy and Productive Workspace

Turning Factor

Bespoke training to employers and on-line courses for individuals, some are free, focusing on: workplace well-being, resilience, ILM, coaching. COVID -19 Management and much more.

www.turningfactor.com/

Contact: [email protected] 01603 881689 or 01223 656554

 

Bamboo

One day courses, retreats and workshops to facilitate health and wellbeing. Learn how to relax and build calm and clarity in your life. Learn mindfulness, Meditation, Yoga, wellbeing psychology and more…

www.bamboowellbeing.com/

Contact: [email protected] Alan – 07793670006, Darren – 07801481801

 

Steadfast Training Ltd

Offer mental health support as part of the Employment Support provision under AEB and WWS

We have got 3 Mental Health ‘First Aiders’ who provide initial advice to and signpost participants/learners to the right professional mental health support available locally

Steadfast also offer mental health support as part of the Employment Support provision under AEB and WWS

www.steadfasttraining.co.uk

Suffolk Mind

Training courses about workplace mental health and wellbeing

https://www.suffolkmind.org.uk/for-organisations/workplace-wellbeing-courses/

Watch a short video about workplace mental health and support from Suffolk Mind

https://vimeo.com/510231949/b2bfe633ba

Papyrus

We provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

HOPELINEUK is open weekdays 9am – 10pm, Weekends and Bank Holidays 2pm – 10pm

www.papyrus-uk.org/

Contact: 0800 068 41 41

 

OnTrack

OnTrack have trained coaches who are Mental Health First Aiders and we can offer counselling free of charge to our participants

www.ontracknorfolk.org/young-people/

Contact: [email protected]

 

Farm Well

Webinars with advice, support and information about mental health and support services for those working in farming and agriculture

www.farmwell.org.uk/ahdb-mental-wellbeing-webinars/

Yana

On line support for people in the farming community who may be affected by stress and depression.

www.yanahelp.org/

Contact: 0300 323 0400