Self Help Videos
You can also view self help videos via YouTube, just click on this link: NHSChoices YouTube. The service is provided by NHS Choices and is intended to help you make choices about your health, from lifestyle decisions about things like smoking, drinking and exercise, through to the practical aspects of finding and using NHS services in England when you need them.
Help For Mental Wellbeing
Devon Partnership NHS Trust
The Devon Partnership Trust provide a wide range of NHS services to people with mental health and learning disability needs - in Devon, the wider South West region and nationally.
They are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing and strive to use the expertise and resources within their organisation, and through partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery.
For easy guides to self-help click on the following link: https://www.dpt.nhs.uk/self-help-guides/
To find out more about the Devon Partnership Trust and how they can help you go to: https://www.dpt.nhs.uk/
TALKWORKS is a free, confidential, NHS talking therapy service for adults, offering effective treatments and therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
They can help you if you are feeling low in mood, stressed or depressed as well helping you if you live with panic attacks, social anxiety/shyness, phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), agoraphobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and health anxiety.
You can access their information online via: https://www.talkworks.dpt.nhs.uk/
Alternatively you can call 0300 555 3344
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems. Their goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Mental Health and Wellbeing
If you're feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, or just want to feel happier, the NHS are here to help with lots of online tools and tips.
Click here to visit the NHS UK website.
Mental Health Helplines
Whether you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, there are a a number of helplines and support groups that can offer expert advice.
Click here to access a list of these.
The Healthy Lifestyles service is open and can support you to stop smoking, eat more healthily, lose weight and be more active.
For further advice and support please visit https://www.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/services/healthy-lifestyles
or call us on 0300 456 1006.
We are taking referrals and your first appointment will be a telephone call with either a health coach or stop smoking adviser to identify what is important to you to change in your lifestyle.
We can then provide the right support and guidance to help you achieve your aims.
There are lots of videos online to help you which you can access via this link: https://videos.torbayandsouthdevon.nhs.uk/lifestyle/60835