The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on our mental health and it is a common issue affecting people from all walks of life, yet we often find it hard to talk about.
Remember, it's ok not to be ok.
If you're struggling with mental health issues contact NHS Nottinghamshire Healthcare call the helpline number on 0300 555 0730.
The Listening Line is run by Newark and Sherwood Community and Voluntary Service and provides a telephone befriending service to residents living in the Newark and Sherwood area who are struggling with loneliness and isolation. The service provides a weekly phone call from a dedicated volunteer befriender. The service operates Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am until 5pm.
Call 0753 5134 032 and speak to someone today.
Find wellbeing help and support
The UK's signposting website for the bereaved.
Citizens Advice Sherwood & Newark
CBT online therapy
Online cognitive behavioural therapy site.
Children’s Bereavement Centre
01636 551 739
Call 0115 9244 404 – Nottinghamshire County Line
An online community group that provides support, information, advice and advocacy support for people affected by mental health and/or isolation.
The Grief Line
0800 111 4451 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Grief Line has been set up by Nottinghamshire Hospice to support those who have been bereaved and are in need of support. This may be emotional support, as well as practical help including food deliveries and medication collection. They also welcome calls from frontline staff who are struggling and need support.
Headspace is giving all NHS staff free access to its service which is for meditation/relaxation and sleep resources. Follow this link to sign up and get more details.
Every mind matters
07951 072242 / 07951 362120 / 07379 796762
Offering support to reduce immediate crisis, signpost to local services and develop a safety plan to improve resilience to cope at difficult times.
Call 116 123 – Freephone line open 24/7, 365 days a year
Online support through their Website/ Facebook page/ Breathe- We're in it together Page, telephone support with supportive listening opportunities (provided by volunteer counsellors) and a weekly wellbeing checklist mail-out.
0800 4 70 80 90
Telephone befriending service for the elderly
Children and adolescent mental health support resource.
Parentline – 0808 802 5544 (Freephone)