Mental wellbeing

Like physical illness, mental illness can affect anybody. And just like a physical illness it is important to seek support if you have been suffering with any of the following:

  • feelings of sadness and worthlessness
  • feeling you have lost interest in those things you used to find pleasurable
  • feelings of worry and panic

Your General Practitioner is usually the best place to start. They will be able to provide you with different options of support which may include talking therapies and/or medication. Maintaining good mental health is invaluable to having a feeling of overall wellbeing.

You might be able to pay less Council Tax if someone in your household has a severe mental impairment.

Anger management

  • The British Association of Anger Management - anger Management is the first step towards a healthier happier life. Attending a course will help you learn skills and tools needed to better manage your anger and that of others.
  • NHS Choices - find out techniques for releasing anger in a healthy way. Unresolved anger is linked to high blood pressure, anxiety and depression.
  • Mind.org.uk: How to cope with anger - explains anger, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support. Also includes advice for friends and family.

Apps that can help

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