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7 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Worry


In this information video Dr Alice Liddell explains how anxiety and worry can become a vicious cycle and shares 7 Tips for Managing Anxiety and Worry:

  1. Being kind to yourself
  2. Taking practical steps
  3. Letting go
  4. Staying present
  5. Postponing worry
  6. Limiting triggers
  7. Relaxation exercises
About this video
  • The video is 11 minutes long.
  • You may wish to pause the video to make a note of each tip and consider how you can apply it.
  • If you're not able to watch it in full, you can always come back to it at a later time.

If you need help now, please see the contacts at the bottom of this page.


7 Tips for Improving Emotional Wellbeing

In this information video Dr Alice Liddell explains how different types of activities can improve emotional wellbeing and shares suggestions across 7 areas of activity:

  1. Connecting with others
  2. Looking after our bodies
  3. Staying active
  4. Engaging our minds
  5. Connecting to nature
  6. Keeping up with day-to-day tasks
  7. Relaxing & staying present

 About this video

  • The video is 19 minutes long.
  • You may wish to pause the video to make a note of each tip and consider how you can apply it.
  • If you're not able to watch it in full, you can always come back to it at a later time.

If you need help now, please see the contacts at the bottom of this page.

Useful Links


Wellbeing & Mental Health

There is some excellent information online about anxiety, stress and mood available from EveryMindMatters.

More information on managing your mental health and wellbeing during coronavirus can be found at Mind and the UK Government website.

Mindfulness

Please note that if you are considering starting a mindfulness practice; please speak to a course facilitator first about the appropriateness of the timing of this for you.

You can find out more about what mindfulness is on the NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mindfulness/ and local mindfulness provision here. https://sussexmindfulnesscentre.nhs.uk/

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorders)

You can find a range of useful resources and helpline support for OCD at both OCD UK and OCD Action.

A helpful self-help guide for OCD from Penine Care can also be downloaded here.

Relaxation exercises

You can find more details of breathing exercises here https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/ and here. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/ways-relieve-stress/

Apps can also be another useful resource for accessing relaxation exercises, see here for the NHS recommended apps page. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/moodzone-mental-wellbeing-audio-guides/

 

Local services and helplines:

If you live in East Sussex, You're already here: https://www.healthinmind.org.uk/

If you live in Brighton & Hove: https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/


If you need more urgent support:


Sussex Mental Healthline - 0300 5000 101 - Freephone Telephone support and information. The newly expanded line is available 24/7 providing help, support and advice to anyone who needs it, at any time of the day or night.

Samaritans - 116 123 -  FREE, 24 hours, seven days a week. Confidential and non-judgemental emotional support whenever you need someone to talk to.

If you would prefer support via text you can do so by texting "shout" to 85258. 

Further information can also be found here:

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/urgent-help-crisis