Using Progressive Muscle Relaxation – in Italian

Working our way down the body, tensing and relaxing each muscle can help us manage anxious thoughts and calm a worry mind. It can also help with getting a restful night sleep. This PDF guides you through how to use this technique and is written in Italian.

Managing Worry – in Turkish

This booklet guides you through how to manage and cope with your worries and anxiety using CBT techniques. It is written in Turkish.

Managing Worry – in Arabic

This booklet guides you through how to manage and cope with your worries and anxiety using CBT techniques. It is written in Arabic.

Housing Advice

Shelter offer free housing advice and guidance on a range of issues, such as homelessness, private renting, eviction, tenancy deposits, repairs, benefits, council housing and mortgage repossession.

Financial Wellbeing for NHS Staff

This is a difficult time for NHS staff and financial concerns have  consistently been in the top five reasons staff call the free support helpline run by the Samaritans. NHS England have partnered with the Money and Pensions Service to provide financial wellbeing support to help you manage your finances at home. NHS staff support line […]

Using Special Place Imagery

When experiencing difficult emotions, it can be helpful to imagine a ‘special place’ which gives you a feeling of calm and safety. This PDF guides you through how to do this.

Controlled Breathing Exercise to Help with Anxiety

Controlled breathing, also called square breathing, can be helpful when feeling stressed, as it helps toslow the breathing down. This pdf from the Traumatic Stress Clinic guides you through how to do it.

The Importance of Building Connections and Seeking Help

Kulbir Sandhu, Communications Lead for the Keeping Well NCL Hub, shares his thoughts as part of World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Sunday 10 October. He talks about his lockdown experience over the past year and how he’s navigated this testing time.

Re-establishing Routine as a Way of Coping with Change

A podcast on how we can re-establish routines as a way of coping with change and managing uncertainty, including reflections and practical guidance on how we can implement this. Debbie Bell is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. She is also a competitive powerlifter and enjoys having a routine to keep on […]

Mindful Walking in Nature

Resource description: Angela Bagum, Mental Health Nurse and Clinical Work Focused Practitioner at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust looks at mindful walking and forest bathing, linked with the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year, which is nature, and it is about a way of gathering oneself, looking after the mind and body, […]