Mental Health and Wellbeing

At school

InsideOut Awards

We are very proud to announce that James Thompson (Deputy Headteacher) and the Fen Rivers Academy Team have been shortlisted for awards that celebrate organisations and individuals which showcase leadership, innovation and best practice in focussing on the mental health agenda at work.

InsideOut Recognition of services: Celebrating our mental health and those who champion it

Self-help books

A head full of blue

N Johnstone, 2003

 

I had a dog: his name was depression

M Johnstone, 2007

 

The mindful way through anxiety: Break free from chronic worry and reclaim your life

S.M Orsillo, 2011

 

Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world

M Williams & D Penman, 20011

 

Quiet the mind: An illustrated guide on How to Meditate

M Johnstone, 2012

 

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A slef-help guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

D Veale, 2009

Helpful contact references

Finding a therapist

British association for behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies.
0161 7054304
Website: www.babcp.com

 

Abuse (domestic, child, sexual)

One in four, Charity supporting childhood sexual abuse
0208 6972112
Website: www.oneinfour.org.uk

 

NSPCC

0808 800 5000
Website: www.NSPCC.org.uk

 

Addiction and substance misuse

Adfam, Families Drugs and Alcohol support
0207 5537640
Website: www.adfam.org.uk

 

Anxiety

Anxiety UK, support
08444 775774
Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

 

Bereavement 

Bereavement advice centre UK
0800 6349494
Website: www.bereavementadvice.org

 

Crime victims

Victim support
0808 1689111
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

 

Debt

The Money Advice Service
0800 1387777
Website: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

 

Depression

Depression UK
www.depressionuk.org

 

Eating disorder

BEAT National support group
Youth no: 0345 6347650
Adult no (over 18yrs): 0345 6341414
Website: www.b-eat.co.uk

 

Employment and mental health

ACAs – Advisory conciliation and arbitration service
0300 1231100
Website: www.acas.org.uk

 

Family, Parenting, Relationships

Family Action
0207 2546251
Website: www.family-action.org.uk

 

LGBTQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender switchboard
0300 3300630
Website: www.switchboard.lgbt

 

Self harm

NSHN – National Self-harm Network
Website: www.nshn.co.uk

Signposting Support

"It is okay not to be okay, but it is not okay to do nothing about it."