We need to remember to protect our mental health and wellbeing alongside our physical health during these uncertain times. Local services in Coventry and Warwickshire are here if you or anyone you care about needs someone to talk to and can offer wellbeing support tips and advice on coping.
Mental Health Adults
Coventry Mental Health Access Hub Freephone: 08081 966798 (Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, seven days a week)
Mental Health Matters: 0800 616 171 www.mhm.org.uk/coventry-warwickshire-helpline
Safe Haven: 07921 876 065
Samaritans: 116 123 FREE from any phone or 0330 094 5717 local call charges apply www.samaritans.org
Mental Health Children & Young People
Rise Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service Freephone: 08081 966798 (option 2) 24/7
Positive Choices: 07741 900 799
Childline: 0800 1111 9am – midnight
Papyrus Hopeline UK: 0800 068 4141 or text: 07860 039967 9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends
Remember the Five Ways to Wellbeing offer some simple guidelines to encourage good mental health. By paying close attention to our environment and how we feel, it can be easier to manage the things that threaten to overwhelm us. These include connect, keep learning, be active, give and take notice.
If you’re worried about someone, visit dearlife.org.uk to find support, or share 0800 616 171 with anyone you may think needs support.
For more useful information and action plans to help keep your mental health on track, visit www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/.