Our support services
Here at Beyond Housing we have a wide range of internal support available for you to access, whether it be support with substance misuse, hoarding, mediation or intensive support to help find work or training.
Practical tips to support your mental wellbeing
Here are a few practical ways you can help to support your mental wellbeing and resilience:
- Explore nature
Explore the nature near you, recent research from Derby University revealed that making connections with nature, especially for those who have not previously done so has positive benefits for wellbeing for as long as two months after the nature connection was experienced.
- Keep a journal
It may be useful to keep a journal for a few weeks to help you reflect and identify certain triggers which may cause you anxiety and stress and suggest ways to reduce exposure to those triggers. It may also be useful to plan out tasks or goals and remember to celebrate your achievements.
- Practise mindfulness
Practising mindfulness, relaxation techniques, using aromatherapy, yoga or simply making some time for yourself which could be as simple as running a bath or drawing your favourite picture anything which gives you a bit of space to relax and unwind.
- National support
If you feel you can’t cope and need to speak to somebody urgently, or need advice on how you can deal with someone else’s behaviour, no matter what time of day, you can contact the following national organisations:
- NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones
- NHS drug addiction – getting help
- The Samaritans offer a 24-hour confidential telephone helpline. Telephone: 08457 90 90 90.
- Rehab4addiction is a free addiction helpline run by people who’ve beaten addiction in their own lives
A useful A-Z directory of more national mental health related charitable organisations can be found here.
- Other online resources
Utilise free online resources which you can download or print, there is a wealth of helpful resources out there but here are a few: