Mental Health and Emergency Services
Updated: Jul 14
Anxiety If you're feeling anxious or suspect you might have anxiety, here you can check your symptoms see what you can do and who you can speak to. Mood Self-Assessment If you’re 16 or over, this mood self-assessment can help you better understand how you've been feeling recently. Depression Everyone has spells of feeling down, but depression is more than just spending a few days feeling sad or unhappy. Depression can make you feel persistently sad and down for weeks or months at a time. While some people believe that depression is trivial or not a genuine health problem, it's actually a real condition that affects around one in 10 people over the course of their lives. It impacts people of all genders and ages – including children. Studies show that around 4% of children in the UK between the ages of five and 16 are depressed or anxious. With the right support and treatment, most people recover fully from depression. If you think you might have depression, visit this link. Here, you can learn more about low mood, sadness, and depression. You can also see this comprehensive guide on how to recognise depression and learn about its causes and treatments. Help With Suicidal Thoughts If you're feeling like you want to die, it's important to tell someone. Help and support is available right now if you need it. You do not have to struggle with difficult feelings alone. Here you can learn more and find helplines. Anger Most people feel angry sometimes, but if it's affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help. Child And Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAAMHS) CAMHS is used as a term for all services that work with children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing. Local areas have a number of different support services available. These might be from the statutory, voluntary or school-based sector, such as an NHS trust, local authority, school or charitable organisation. Learn more here. Domestic Violence and Abuse Domestic violence or abuse can happen to anyone. Find out how to recognise the signs and where to get help. Bullying at Work How to identify if you're being bullied at work, how to stop it, and advice on getting support. Click here to find out more. Grief After Bereavement or Loss Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them. If these feelings are affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help. Going to work after mental health issues
If you've had a mental health problem and been off or out of work, you may worry about going back. You may be concerned about how your colleagues will react, for example, or that you won't be able to cope. But most people find that going back to work is a positive step, and support is available to help ease your way back in. Learn more here.