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Understanding what influences your mental health and wellbeingPDF from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust which aims to help you to

  • note important events or relationships
  • consider what may set off difficulties
  • understand what the key mental health issues are
  • recognise your personal strengths and the support around you
  • find out what can help or hinder your day to day wellbeing
  • look at ways forward and next steps: What would help you to make changes?
Depression and Low MoodThis NHS guide and audio aims to help you cope with depression with the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which involves looking at the way you think about things and what you do.

Resources to help staff

Your Mind Plan | Every Mind Matters | One You (www.nhs.uk)The Mind Plan Quiz for an up to date plan for managing your mental wellbeing, including tips to help you manage anxiety, sleep better and boost your mood.
What is mental health?Poster from Mentally Healthy Schools.

Resources to help students

Understand what influences your mental health and well-beingThis booklet is produced by people who use and work in services provided by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) and some of their supporters. It aims to help you to understand what is important to your wellbeing.
Coping with your low mood poster This poster was created to help young people with low mood. Aims to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.
Your Mind Plan | Every Mind Matters | One You (www.nhs.uk)The Mind Plan Quiz for an up to date plan for managing your mental wellbeing, including tips to help you manage anxiety, sleep better and boost your mood.
You’re never too young to talk about mental health Anna Freud booklet on tips for students when discussing mental health with their parents and carers.
Coping with
your low mood
Bank Workers Charity poster showing 9 Common Causes of Low Mood, Symptoms – Mind and Body, 8 Ways To Help Yourself Feel Better, and Places where you can get more help.
Depression: Your guide to depression and finding the help and support you needYoung Minds booklet covering:

  • What is depression?
  • How do I know if I’m depressed?
  • What you can do: helping yourself
  • What you can do: getting help
  • How is depression treated?

Resources to help parents and carers

Talking mental health with young people at secondary schoolThis leaflet, developed by Anna Freud Centre’s child mental health experts, provides simple advice and guidance to parents and carers about how to make conversations about their child’s feelings part of everyday conversation.
Your Mind Plan | Every Mind Matters | One You (www.nhs.uk)The Mind Plan Quiz for an up to date plan for managing your mental wellbeing, including tips to help you manage anxiety, sleep better and boost your mood.
Depression and your childYoung Minds guide to the signs and helping them find support