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Local Information Line

For more information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind, its services or to talk about donating contact us via the methods listed below.

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind
Wellington House
108 Beverley Road
Hull
HU3 1YA

Tel: 01482 240133

Text: 07520 633447

Fax: 01482 336878

National Legal Line

We provide legal information and general advice on mental health related law covering:

• Mental health
• Mental capacity
• Community care
• Human rights and discrimination/equality related to mental health issues

We are open Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).

legal@mind.org.uk

Mind Legal Line
Unit 9
Cefn Coed Parc
Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QQ

Please note: we are extremely busy on the Legal Line at present and it may take up to 6 weeks for us to respond to your email or letter. We’re sorry about this and hope to be back to normal shortly.

Other information

Smoking and Mental Health

Being smoke-free helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression and gives you a more positive outlook on life. These benefits apply to all smokers, not just those with pre-existing mental health problems.

https://www.nhs.uk/smokefree

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/smoking/Pages/stopping-smoking-benefits-mental-health.aspx

www.eastridinghealthtrainers.com

http://www.readytostopsmoking.org.uk

Nutrition and Mental Health

Eating a healthy diet can do a lot to improve your mood and sense of wellbeing. Explore the relationship between what you eat and how you feel.

http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/food-and-mood/about-food-and-mood/

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/problemsdisorders/eatingwellandmentalhealth.aspx

Physical Activity and Mental Health

We all know that being physically active is good for our bodies. But our physical health and mental health are closely linked – so physical activity can be very beneficial for our mental health and wellbeing too.

http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/physical-activity-sport-and-exercise/

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/exercise-for-depression.aspx

www.eastridinghealthtrainers.com

http://www.nhs.uk/LiveWell/Fitness/Pages/Fitnesshome.aspx

Mental Health Problems and Physical Health

Poor physical health can lead to an increased risk of developing mental health problems. Similarly, poor mental health can negatively impact on physical health, leading to an increased risk of some conditions.

http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/physical-activity-sport-and-exercise/health-benefits/

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/mental-benefits-of-exercise.aspx

www.eastridinghealthtrainers.com

Long Term Conditions and Mental Health

People with long-term health conditions are more likely to suffer poor mental health. Hull & East Yorkshire Mind will work with you to identify the best course of treatment/therapy to improve your mental well-being.

http://www2.eastriding.gov.uk/living/health-and-wellbeing/mental-health/working

Self Help

Here is a list of useful places to get self-help material, guides, booklets and worksheets. The list contains a mixture of materials for children, young people and adults. There are some which may be suitable across all ages.

Downloadable Self-Help Books and Leaflets

The site contains books / Leaflets on a variety of subjects including:

  • Helping Anxiety
  • Keeping your balance
  • Panic & Worry
  • Body Confidence
  • Facing your feelings

Click here to see a list of self-help books available.  (CCI Health)

Click here to see a list of self-help leaflets available. (NHS Self Help)

Click here to see a list of self-help booklets. (Mind)

Downloadable Worksheets

The following sites include worksheets, interactive tools (Games and Audio Exercises), guides and activities.

The website has resources available for children, adolescents and young people and cover topics such as:

  • Anger
  • Bullying
  • Grief
  • Stress
  • Suicide and Self Harm
  • Depression
  • Help at School / College
  • Emotions

Click here to visit the website

Downloadable Audio

The website has several mindfulness, relaxation and breathing audio tracks.

Sounds include:

  • Relaxation
  • Belly Breathing
  • Sleep Meditation

Click here to visit the Soundcloud website

Downloadable Video

Mindful Gnats is a site designed for children and young people. It provides them with downloadable videos and worksheets in which they can learn breathing, relaxation and mindfulness techniques. There is also an app available.

Click here to visit their website (Mindful Gnats)

Mental illness affects 1 in 4 people in England. We are there to help!

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