Looking after your mental health and emotional wellbeing

This page includes a number of organisations that provide free help and support to help with your wellbeing. There are ideas for both emotional support and practical help
Emotional support

  1. Every Mind Matters https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/
     A simple quiz to identify areas to address first
     Practical advice on staying well and ideas to help maintain a healthy mind
  2. Talking therapies https://talkingtherapies.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/
     An NHS service offering a range of therapies for all over 17 and living in Berkshire.
     Self-help guides are also available on their website
     You can self-refer on 0300 365 2000 or on their website above, you do not need to ask your
    GP or anyone else
  3. Wokingham Recovery College https://www.wokingham.gov.uk/health/health-services-and-advice/wokingham-recovery-college/
     The College gives people with mental health problems the chance to access education, workshops and training programmes, designed to help them on their road to recovery.
     Courses cover understanding different types of mental health issue, life skills and a range of creative courses
     email: recoverycollege@wokingham.gov.uk or phone 0118 989 0707 4. Samaritans https://www.samaritans.org/
     Samaritans offer emotional support whatever you are going through and if you are struggling to cope, you don’t have to be suicidal to call
     Freephone: 116 123 available 24/7 or email jo@samaritans.org Practical help
    Citizens Advice Wokingham – local people supporting local people. We can offer support and advice on issues including but not limited to:
     Benefits entitlement  Debts
     Employment issues  Housing issues
    Online referral here https://citizensadvicewokingham.org.uk/email/
    We are open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and Saturday 9am-1pm or have a look at our national website that is free to access https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/
     Family matters
     Consumer issues
    or phone us on 0808 278 7958.