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Advice and Information

Welcome to the Advice and Information pages. You can find a range of information on how the mental health services work in the City and how to get support if you are worried about your mental health. You can access the different sections via the boxes below. You can also search our directory for information on groups and services offering a range of help.

Remember, if you would prefer to talk to someone directly you can contact our advice and information service by calling 01273 666950 or emailing info@mindcharity.co.uk

Our Latest Wellbeing Articles

Keep Learning (5 Ways to Wellbeing)

We often think about learning as important to children – we place a great deal of importance on making sure young people develop skills, knowledge and experience to help them on their journey into adulthood. But, just as it’s important for children to learn, research shows that if we keep learning throughout adulthood and into later life, this can have a positive impact on maintaining and improving our mental health and wellbeing.Learning is good for our minds and our bodies – it’s good for our mental wellbeing. Learning has been shown to have a number of benefits to our sense of wellbeing and life satisfaction Read the full article

Take Notice (5 Ways to Wellbeing)

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Throughout our lives’ many of us will experience times where we find ourselves lost in our own thoughts. We may find that we are so busy making plans, going from task-to-task, going from one place to the next and pushing forward in many different directions that we don’t take time to reflect and take notice of the world around us.  At other times in our lives, we may find that we aren’t very busy in the same way – but are occupying our minds with ‘doing nothing’; we can find ourselves worrying about the future and being bogged-down with unhealthy thoughts and negative feelings. In both cases, we can find ourselves not taking the time to pay attention to the present moment – the here and now. By taking notice and being in the present, we can improve our mental health and sense of wellbeing.

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