Wellbeing self-help resources
Wellbeing Self-Help Resources
The Support Team have put together some self-help content we hope you will find useful. These are all free resources to help improve mental wellbeing. Below you can find a selection of podcasts, apps and websites for a whole range of mental health and self-help topics.
Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast by Caroline Foran
From the number one non-fiction bestseller, comes Owning It: The Anxiety Podcast - with everything you need to hear to get on top of your anxiety. This practical and relaxed series explores everything from what anxiety is and why it happens to us, how our brains work and why it''s actually very normal to the various tools and techniques necessary for owning it. Author Caroline Foran shares her story, along with some expert input, in an attempt to help you show your anxiety who's boss. Most importantly, this is a series that tackles the reality of anxiety from a refreshing and relatable perspective.
Sleepy with Otis Gray
ZZZZzzzzzz.zzzz..z.. . Sleepy is a podcast where host Otis Gray reads you to sleep with old books every week. Sweet dreams.
Happy Place Podcast
Fearne's HAPPY PLACE podcast series builds on the success of the top 10 bestseller HAPPY where Fearne draws on her own experiences and shares advice from experts on how to work through feeling blue to finding joy each and every day.
Get running with Couch to 5K
Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5K in just 9 weeks.
Suicide? Help! is a suicide prevention app aimed at users in Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross. It provides helpful info for those affected in any way by suicide, extensive contact details for services in Tayside as well as providing users with the ability to create their own safety plan.
My Possible Self
The mental health app clinically proven to reduce stress, anxiety and low mood.
WorryTree helps you record, manage and problem solve your worries and anxiety based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques.
The urge to self-harm is like a wave. It feels the most powerful when you start wanting to do it. Learn to ride the wave with the free Calm Harm app using these activities: Comfort, Distract, Express Yourself, Release, Random and Breathe. When you ride the wave, the urge to self-harm will fade.
Managing anxiety with creativity
Coping with depression at university
Honest information about drugs
Know the Score. Whether you’ve taken drugs, are thinking of taking them, or are just curious and want to know more, it’s important to know the real facts about drugs.
Academy of Sport and wellbeing Fitness Timetable
NHS Sexual Health & Blood Borne Viruses | Tayside
How to cope with sleep problems
Sleep problems and insomnia self-help guide
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It helps to get some Breathing Space. You are not alone and talking about how you feel is a positive first step in getting help.
Breathing Space aims to provide:
- an alternative and easily accessible ‘first stop’ service
- assistance at an early stage in order to stop problems escalating
- empathy, understanding and advice through active listening
- hope when none exists
- direction for those who do not know where to seek help
So don't let problems get out of hand, phone Breathing Space, where experienced advisors will listen and offer information and advice.