Feeling good mentally is just as important as feeling good physically. Emotional health plays a huge role in how we all think, feel and behave.

Poor emotional health and wellbeing can lead to stress, anxiety and depression and panic attacks, and can make it difficult for you to feel positive about your daily life and maintain good relationships with family, friends and colleagues.

Having access to advice about your emotional health can be valuable, and many people find that talking their problems over with someone is extremely helpful.

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year.

The website Wellbeing information  has advice and information to help you look after your mental wellbeing.

A Life Worth Living half day training sessions are available for people living, working and volunteering in Sunderland who wish to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence with regard to suicide prevention.

Emotional health and resilience training is also available to anyone who lives, works or volunteers in the city through the Sunderland Health Champions Programme

If you would like further information, you may find the links below useful:

Time to change is England's biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.

Five ways to wellbeing gives you the give steps you need to take to improve your emotional wellbeing

NHS choices gives you practical advice and useful information to support you on your way to feeling better.

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way - about whatever's getting to you.

 

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