According to the Mental Health Foundation 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Everyone experiences stress differently. Sometimes it may feel obvious when you’re feeling stressed but at other times it may creep up on you. Mental health charity Mind have guidance on signs of stress and how it might make you feel.
If you feel overwhelmed and need help to get your wellbeing back, we’ve put together some local and national links with ideas for self care and agencies who can help you.
NHS recommended Apps https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/apps/
NHS Every Mind Matters https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/stress/ and https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/anxiety/
Mind Matters Talking Therapies SABP https://www.mindmattersnhs.co.uk/
Woking Mind https://wokingmind.org.uk/
Helplines and Crisis Contacts https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/helplines-and-crisis-contacts
Finally, why not try the Stress Management Society ’30 Day Challenge’ which encourages you to pick one action each for your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing to carry out every day. It takes 30 days to turn actions into habits which could enable you to turn useful knowledge and techniques into positive change https://www.stress.org.uk/stressawarenessmonth/