Looking after your mental and emotional health

Use the links below to help you look after your own mental and emotional health.

What is mental health and wellbeing?

MIND – what is mental well-being?

NHS – a mental well-being self-assessment

Young Minds – mental health for young people and children

Gingerbread – emotional health for single parents fact Sheet

Mental Health Foundation – mental health in later life

Tips for looking after your mental health

NHS – 5 steps to mental health

MIND – improve and maintain your mental health

Mental Health Foundation – how to look after your mental health

NHS – audio guides to help you when you feel low

Mental Health Foundation – how mindfulness can help with mental well-being

Brent User Group (BUG) – information resource for mental wellbeing

Help for people who feel suicidal

the Samaritans in Brent – help for people who feel suicidal

Call the Samaritans in Brent free on 111 263 any time of the day or night.


Call SANEline for help if you are having a mental health crisis on 0300 304 7000 between 6pm and 11pm at night.

Victim Support

Call West London Victim Support if you need support because you have been a victim of crime. Call on 0808 1689 111.

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Option 1 Sleep

Option 2 Drugs and alcohol

Option 3 Dementia

Option 4 Mental illness and treatment

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