Mental Health Awareness Week

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, St John Ambulance has collated some resources which will help start conversations about mental health both in and out of the workplace whether it is with your colleagues, volunteers, clients or with family and friends:Book in on one of their free online mental health modules (you will need to register for access): An introduction to wellbeing, and Mental health first aidTake the Mental health in the workplace quiz to test your knowledge of the effects of mental health at workWatch the new series of mental health webinars which St John Ambulance is hostingHave a look at their wellbeing self-assessment tool which can help you understand what may be causing your stress as well as suggest steps you can take to improve your overall wellbeing.  
You can also find lots of helpful information on the Buckinghamshire Mind website, and you can seek help by calling the Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Mental Health Helpline
FIVE WAYS TO WELLBEING
Wendover mental health charity, Lindengate has recently launched Lindengate@home to help anyone struggling with the effects of COVID-19 or isolation.  Aimed at helping people to regain structure and wellbeing into their daily routines, the website focusses on five ways to wellbeing:ConnectBe ActiveTake NoticeKeep LearningGivingWithin each of the five areas, there are suggested activities to help boost wellbeing such as cooking, gardening and exercising. Go to Lindengate@home and click on the five wellbeing buttons.