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Mental Wellbeing

Having good mental health allows us to cope with life's challenges. Make the most of your potential and play a full part in your family and work life. Remember we all struggle at times - its part of human nature.

1 in 4 of us is likely to experience a mental health issue at any 1 time and its okay to talk about this.

You can contact the Employee Assistance Programme for advice and support as well getting advice from the well online portal.  There is also the support of the Wellbeing Peer Support volunteers who are employees who have been trained to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, and can guide you toward the right support services.

Looking after your mental health is just as important as your physical health and this guide gives helpful tips.

Given the high levels of stress and poor mental health we are seeing in UK workers, there is a growing demand for innovative and proactive ways of managing our mental health at work.  Mind (the mental health charity), have put together the following action plans:


Every Mind Matters - information for those feeling anxious

Mental Health Foundation - Overcoming fear and anxiety

CiC Stress and Anxiety Information Sheet

CIC - Anxiety

Virus Anxiety Information Sheet



Low Mood ,Sadness and Depression 

Mood self assessment

Understanding Depression a CIC leaflet

Every Mind Matters - NHS information about how to improve your mood.

Managing your Mood - Moodscape Website



CiC Bereavement Information sheet

CiC Grief and loss Information sheet

Mind UK - helpful contacts during bereavement

AtaLoss helps bereaved people find support and wellbeing


Emotional Support

How to look after your mental health


Physical Health

Physical Activity is beneficial for mental health and wellbeing and this guide gives some advice.

10 Keys to Happier Living, download the poster here.

How to look after your mental health using exercise


Other Mental Wellbeing resources:

CiC - Speaking about Mental Health

CiC - Mental health and the cost of living pressures

CiC - Coping with Panic Attacks

CiC - Face your Fears

NHS Live well - Mental Health

NHS Accessing mental health support in Berkshire

Triangulate - Mentally healthy workplaces

Mind - Advice lines

The Mental Health Foundation

Rethink - National Mental Health membership charity

Hub of HopeUK’s leading mental health support database

National Helplines