Mental Health

Good mental health is important to everyone. Leading a life with good mental health and wellbeing helps you to relax more and enjoy your life whilst also supporting you by having better physical health.

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How can the Wellness Service help you?

The Wellness Service can help support your mental health and wellbeing through managing your emotional, physical and/or your social wellbeing. We can guide you through behaviour change using a number of different approaches including health coaching.

Utilising health coaching techniques will help identify which area of wellbeing has the biggest impact on your mental health.

Wellness staff would then work with you to create a plan to improve that particular element. For example, physical wellbeing could be focusing on increasing exercise levels or improving lifestyle factors such as healthy eating, which would then have a positive impact on your mental wellbeing.

Self-referrals are accepted to access this support

Benefits of good mental health

Looking after your mental health is just as important as looking after your physical health as our mental health and physical health go together and are inter linked. This means that having mental health problems can come with physical symptoms just as having physical problems can affect our mental health. For example if someone suffers from depression then they may have trouble getting to sleep which can leave them feeling fatigued and put them at risk of serious conditions such as obesity, coronary heart disease and diabetes.

The benefits of practising to improve mental health are, but not limited too:

  • Reduction in anxiety.
  • Reduced risk of depression
  • Improved moods.
  • Improved productivity and engagement
  • Improved sleep
  • Clearer thinking
  • A greater sense of calm.
  • Increased confidence.
  • Improvements in relationships.
  • Build resilience

What can I do to help myself?

My Wellbeing Course

Run by our Health Coaches, is designed to provide wellness clients with the tools they need to be able to manage their thoughts, feelings and emotions to have a positive impact on their everyday lives. This 6-week course of 1 hour sessions, provides a mixture of practical work, group discussions, activities, information and resources to equip you with the tools you need to manage your health and wellbeing.

The course, is an additional resource to your 1-2-1 coaching experience, offering you an additional blanket of knowledge and support. Each session tackles a different topic so everyone can leave with something that suits them.

Mental Health for you and others

The Mental Health for you and others is a FREE course for anchor groups, community groups or workplaces dedicated to helping you support your own mental health and the mental health of others. This course will help raise your awareness of mental health issues and offer insight into ways of coping with challenges.

The 3 hour course will cover:

  • What is mental health?
  • Perceptions associated with mental health
  • What does good mental health look like?
  • Influences on mental health
  • Coping mechanisms
  • Practical breathing techniques and relaxation
  • Mental Health in others
  • How to support someone in crisis
  • Resources

If you are interested in hosting a mental health for you and others course, please contact the Wellness Service on 01484 234095 or email

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