Looking after your mental health & wellbeing

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In the modern world, and particularly if you are living with, or caring for somebody with, a respiratory condition it is important to look after your mental health as well as your physical health.

Sources of information about looking after your mental health & wellbeing

Mental wellbeing - advice on dealing with low mood, anxiety, phobias and stress from NHS Inform

Looking after your mental healthMental Health Foundation

Looking after your mental health - British Lung Foundation (BLF)

Highland Mental Wellbeing - a collection of resources to support mental wellbeing, including information, support groups, interactive online self-help, help lines and apps

HeadSpace - through science-backed meditation and mindfulness tools, Headspace aims to help you create life-changing habits to support your mental health and find a healthier, happier you (free for 14 days, thereafter charges apply)

Help line

Breathing space - a confidential phone line for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 who is feeling low, anxious or depressed - ring 0800 838587 - Monday to Thursday 6:00 pm to 2:00 am, Friday 6:00 pm to Monday 6:00 am  

Also check out My wider support network

 

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