Other Help Available
If you do not feel the need, or ready to talk to a counsellor but would nevertheless welcome some support, the following resources may be useful.
General Self – Help Resources
Northumbria University has produced an excellent range of self-help resources (leaflets, audio and video) for general issues such as anxiety/panic, bereavement, managing anger and sleep problems.
As has the NHS – including podcasts and Apps.
Additional support for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities living with or affected by cancer.
There is also a wide range of resources to download here on everything from bearing uncertainty, to coping with loss.
Mindfulness can be an effective way to help manage living with chronic health conditions/cancer, as well as difficult emotions. There is more about that here.
If you are worried about someone or thinking of ending your own life:
A listening service for anyone in crisis, suicidal, or feeling very alone
Call 116 123
SHOUT Not everyone can speak or talk. SHOUT might be good for those who feel this way and those who can’t sleep.
Daily mindfulness techniques.
Short mindfulness exercises for help with pain, insomnia, worry etc.
Self-help techniques for anxiety, panic and worry – nb white cloud, blue background.
Techniques for managing energy.
Feeling worried or stressed out? Wondering if Mindfulness is just a ‘bit weird’ – or if it might be helpful? We’ve got something for that!
AMEND and NCUK Counselling Services have teamed up to offer a series of Mindfulness Sessions.
Many thanks to Mindfulness Practitioner and Teacher Peter Berry who’s offered to run these for us free of charge. You can find out more about Mindfulness here.