Post-16 Mental Health: useful sources of information Websites

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If you’re worried about your own, or someone else’s mental health the links listed below offer a range of resources targeted at students with the aim of educating you on a variety of Mental Health conditions, how and where to seek help and how to look after your, or a friend’s, mental wellbeing. There’s also several articles on how to deal with and overcome exam stress and anxiety as we know that this can be a particularly stressful and overwhelming time of year for most students.

For more things mental health check out the Petroc Mental Health Committee Facebook page by clicking here.

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https://youngminds.org.uk/
The voice for young people’s mental health & well-being

http://www.mind.org.uk/
Mental Health Charity – A-Z of mental health particularly useful

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/
Most anxiety-related issues covered in detail

http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/anxiety.asp
Excellent CBT-style approach to anxiety. NOTE: same website also offers info on depression, suicide, psychosis & many other conditions 

https://www.nopanic.org.uk/
General info on anxiety and details of youth helpline

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/
General resources and personal stories about MH

http://www.stem4.org.uk/
Most MH conditions aimed at young people and teachers

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/projects/right-here/resources
Very good resources geared towards YPMH

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications
Booklets on many MH conditions

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/
Young people & Suicide

http://studentsagainstdepression.org/
Issues around depression

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z
A-Z of key MH issues & conditions

http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/Depression.asp
CBT-style approach to depression. Clearly explained

http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/
Many, well-written NHS self-help booklets

Useful Links for Exam Stress
http://www.studentminds.org.uk/exam-stress.html
https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/school-college-and-work/school-college/exam-stress/
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/content.php?r=16171-dealing-with-exam-stress
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/14-ways-to-beat-exam-stress/#.WQnc-WddHcs
http://theconversation.com/how-to-overcome-exam-anxiety-67445

keep calm and study on

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