Support for kinship carers Advice and support Looking after yourself If you need help coping with stress, anxiety or anything else affecting your wellbeing, the following organisations may be able to help. Action for HappinessWebsite: www.actionforhappiness.org Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. Its website lists ’10 keys to happier living’ – practical ways to increase your wellbeing. Be MindfulWebsite: www.bemindful.co.uk Mental Health Foundation website raising awareness of mindfulness, including details of local and online mindfulness courses. British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)Tel: 01455 883 300Website: www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk For information about counselling and therapy and to find practitioners in your area. Mental Health Foundation Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk As well as lots of useful information about mental health, the website also has free podcasts on wellbeing and managing stress. Mind Infoline: 0300 123 3393 Monday to Friday 9am to 6pmEmail: [email protected]Website: www.mind.org.uk Very informative website including a ‘Mental Health A-Z‘, advice on reducing anxiety and managing depression, tips on dealing with stress and information on relaxation techniques. NHS Choices Website: www.nhs.uk A comprehensive health information website which helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England. The site includes a 'live well' section covering over 100 topics on healthy living. No PanicHelpline: 0844 967 4848 open every day 10am-10pmWebsite: www.nopanic.org.uk A charity providing help and support for people suffering from panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders. SupportLineHelpline: 01708 765200Email: [email protected]Website: www.supportline.org.uk Offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults on any issue. SupportLine works with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, an inner feeling of strength and increased self-esteem.