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Here are the resources we found for wellbeing for young people:

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Wolverhampton Healthy Minds

Wolverhampton Healthy Minds offers psychological therapy services for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress. Their website contains a self-referral form which you can fill out online and then they will call you back to set up an appointment.

YoungSibs

YoungSibs is for children and young people who have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition. YoungSibs is aimed at young people in the UK aged between 6 and 17.

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

Samaritans

The Samaritans are a nationally recognised organisation for mental health and wellbeing. They know what it’s like to be down and they spend their time trying to offer help and advice to bring you up.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

How to Stay Safe Online

This webpage from MIND explains how to keep yourself safe and look after your wellbeing when you use the internet for information or support for your mental health. It covers protecting your privacy, how to take relationships offline safely and how to address online bullying and abuse.

Mindfulness

It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. This webpage from NHS Choices includes information on how mindfulness can help mental wellbeing and different mindfulness practices you can implement in your life.

Connect for Mental Wellbeing

When it comes to our wellbeing, other people matter. Evidence shows that good relationships – with family, friends and our wider communities – are important to our mental wellbeing. This is a webpage from NHS Choices focuses on how connections with other people can help improve mental health and wellbeing.

Blog / personal article

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…but not for Everyone

(Featured resource)Kevin Pace, the Head of Service for HeadStart Wolverhampton, has written this blog post about how the holiday season can affect young people. It is important to protect the mental health and wellbeing of young people during the holiday period and here, Kevin has suggested a number of tips to help you make it through the holiday season.

Coping at Christmas – 5 Top Tips to look after your Mental Health

This article from clinical psychologist Amaryllis Roy from Priory Hospital Bristol discusses the pressure that Christmas can put on mental health and shares five top tips to help you cope over the holiday period.

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Finding Strength in a World Obsessed with Size – Meta Sarmiento

We see it in the media, movies, television shows, and magazines - for men and boys, strength is measured by physical size. What happens when you’re a tiny kid, from the tiny island of Guam, how do you find your place in the world? In this inspiring talk and poem, Meta Sarmiento shares his personal journey and what it really means for a man to be strong.

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WellMind App

WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.

Booster Buddy [iOS Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

Booster Buddy [Android Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

Chill Panda [iOS Version]

With this app you can learn to relax, manage your worried and improve your wellbeing. The application measures your heart rate and suggests tasks to suit your state of mind. Types of tasks include simple breathing techniques and light exercises to take your mind off your worries.

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Wellbeing Action Plan

The wellbeing action plan booklet can be used by any young person to explore positive ways of keeping themselves well. It is based on wellbeing recovery action plans which are an evidence based means of supporting recovery in people with mental illness, but this version from the Charlie Waller Memorial trust is simpler and can be used to help prevent serious mental illness episodes or support young people through mental ill health.

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Wolverhampton Healthy Minds

Wolverhampton Healthy Minds offers psychological therapy services for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress. Their website contains a self-referral form which you can fill out online and then they will call you back to set up an appointment.

YoungSibs

YoungSibs is for children and young people who have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition. YoungSibs is aimed at young people in the UK aged between 6 and 17.

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

How to Stay Safe Online

This webpage from MIND explains how to keep yourself safe and look after your wellbeing when you use the internet for information or support for your mental health. It covers protecting your privacy, how to take relationships offline safely and how to address online bullying and abuse.

Mindfulness

It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. This webpage from NHS Choices includes information on how mindfulness can help mental wellbeing and different mindfulness practices you can implement in your life.

Blog / personal article

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…but not for Everyone

(Featured resource)Kevin Pace, the Head of Service for HeadStart Wolverhampton, has written this blog post about how the holiday season can affect young people. It is important to protect the mental health and wellbeing of young people during the holiday period and here, Kevin has suggested a number of tips to help you make it through the holiday season.

Coping at Christmas – 5 Top Tips to look after your Mental Health

This article from clinical psychologist Amaryllis Roy from Priory Hospital Bristol discusses the pressure that Christmas can put on mental health and shares five top tips to help you cope over the holiday period.

App / online service View all apps / online services

WellMind App

WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.

Booster Buddy [iOS Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

Booster Buddy [Android Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

Download

Wellbeing Action Plan

The wellbeing action plan booklet can be used by any young person to explore positive ways of keeping themselves well. It is based on wellbeing recovery action plans which are an evidence based means of supporting recovery in people with mental illness, but this version from the Charlie Waller Memorial trust is simpler and can be used to help prevent serious mental illness episodes or support young people through mental ill health.

Video

Finding Strength in a World Obsessed with Size – Meta Sarmiento

We see it in the media, movies, television shows, and magazines - for men and boys, strength is measured by physical size. What happens when you’re a tiny kid, from the tiny island of Guam, how do you find your place in the world? In this inspiring talk and poem, Meta Sarmiento shares his personal journey and what it really means for a man to be strong.

Organisation View all organisations

Wolverhampton Healthy Minds

Wolverhampton Healthy Minds offers psychological therapy services for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress. Their website contains a self-referral form which you can fill out online and then they will call you back to set up an appointment.

YoungSibs

YoungSibs is for children and young people who have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition. YoungSibs is aimed at young people in the UK aged between 6 and 17.

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

How to Stay Safe Online

This webpage from MIND explains how to keep yourself safe and look after your wellbeing when you use the internet for information or support for your mental health. It covers protecting your privacy, how to take relationships offline safely and how to address online bullying and abuse.

Mindfulness

It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. This webpage from NHS Choices includes information on how mindfulness can help mental wellbeing and different mindfulness practices you can implement in your life.

Download

Wellbeing Action Plan

The wellbeing action plan booklet can be used by any young person to explore positive ways of keeping themselves well. It is based on wellbeing recovery action plans which are an evidence based means of supporting recovery in people with mental illness, but this version from the Charlie Waller Memorial trust is simpler and can be used to help prevent serious mental illness episodes or support young people through mental ill health.

Blog / personal article

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…but not for Everyone

(Featured resource)Kevin Pace, the Head of Service for HeadStart Wolverhampton, has written this blog post about how the holiday season can affect young people. It is important to protect the mental health and wellbeing of young people during the holiday period and here, Kevin has suggested a number of tips to help you make it through the holiday season.

Coping at Christmas – 5 Top Tips to look after your Mental Health

This article from clinical psychologist Amaryllis Roy from Priory Hospital Bristol discusses the pressure that Christmas can put on mental health and shares five top tips to help you cope over the holiday period.

App / online service View all apps / online services

WellMind App

WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.

Booster Buddy [iOS Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.

Booster Buddy [Android Version]

Booster Buddy is a free application designed to help teens and young adult improve their mental health. It aims to help you manage your personal wellness journey as you earn achievements while your sidekick guides you through a series of daily questions designed to establish and sustain positive habits.