Wellbeing and Mental Health

These are unprecedented times for us as a society and whether you are self-employed or a business owner, COVID-19 will be causing a level of uncertainty. However, now more than ever, we should take steps to take care of our mental health and those of our employees. 

There is a wealth of support available to you online:

Welsh Government

The Welsh Government site “Looking Out for Each Other Safely” includes a helpful wellbeing section. For further information please follow this link - https://gov.wales/safe-help

Public Health Wales

'Staying Well at Home' is the wellbeing site that includes a section on “How are you feeling?”. For further information please follow this link - https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/latest-information-on-novel-coronavirus-covid-19/staying-well-at-home/

NHS Five Ways to Wellbeing

The Five Ways to Wellbeing are a set of evidence-based messages aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of the whole population. They were developed by the New Economics Foundation from evidence gathered in the Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing project (2008).

The five ways are:

The NHS lists five simple things on their website which we can all do to give our wellbeing a boost. For further information please follow this link - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

C.A.L.L Helpline

C.A.L.L offers emotional support and information/literature on Mental Health and related matters to the people of Wales. Anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend can access the service. C.A.L.L. Helpline offers a confidential listening and support service. 

Telephone: 0800 132 737 Website: http://www.callhelpline.org.uk/

The Samaritans

Samaritans offer a plethora of help and support via their call centre and email provisions. 

Telephone: 116 123
Telephone Welsh Language service: 0808 164 0123
E-mail: jo@samaritans.org

Website: https://www.samaritans.org

Write a letter:
PO Box 9090