Mental health - apps and hotlines

Maintaining and encouraging a mentally resilient workplace environment is higher up the priority list for businesses than ever. In honour of World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10th October 2019), we’re sharing these trusted and managed resources, which we also encourage you to share around your colleagues and office.

Mental Health Apps

Headspace -Try for FREE

“Your guide to health and happiness – Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life with Headspace”

Read more and download here - https://www.headspace.com/

Calm – Try for FREE

“Discover Calm – The #1 App for Meditation and Sleep”

Read more and download here – https://www.calm.com/

Big White Wall – FREE

“You’re not alone.  Get things off your chest. Get support today”

Read more and join here - https://www.bigwhitewall.com/

Blue Ice App – FREE

“BlueIce is an evidenced-based app to help young people manage their emotions and reduce urges to self-harm”

Read more and download here - https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/blueice/

Calm Harm - FREE

“The urge to self-harm is like a wave. It feels the most powerful when you start wanting to do it. Learn to ride the wave with the free Calm Harm app”

Read more and download here - https://calmharm.co.uk/

 

Hotlines

Mind

“We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect”

Website - https://www.mind.org.uk/

Number – 0300 123 3393

NHS Choices – Suicide

“If you are feeling like you want to die, it’s important to tell someone”

Website - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/

The Samaritans

“We’re working together to make sure fewer people die by suicide”

Website - https://www.samaritans.org/

Number – 116 123

Email – [email protected]

You Can Cope - https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/campaign/

Papyrus

“Prevention of Young Suicide”

Website - https://papyrus-uk.org/

Number – 0800 068 4141

I’m worried about someone - https://papyrus-uk.org/im-worried-about-someone-emergency/

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

“The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day.”

Website - https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Number – 0800 58 58 58

ChildLine

“Childine is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything”

Website – https://www.childline.org.uk/

Number – 0800 11 11

Coping with suicidal feelings - https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/mental-health/coping-suicidal-feelings/