On this page
- Support your mental wellbeing
- Vivup – Podcasts, blogs and self help workbooks
- Mind – Mental Health Charity
- Wellbeing Webinars
- Wellbeing e-Books
- Resources from the British Medical Association (BMA)
- Local Council Wellbeing Hubs
- Library Services
- Wellbeing Apps
- Physical Activity To Support Mental Wellbeing
Support your mental wellbeing
Access our mental health support resources using our guidance template for who to contact and how.
Vivup – Podcasts, blogs and self help workbooks
Expert help and support for life’s ups and downs, 24/7, 365 days a year.
Mind – Mental Health Charity
Offering help whenever you might need it through information, advice and local services. Bringing together an unstoppable network of individuals and communities, people who care about mental health, to make a difference.
These Wellbeing Webinars are funded by our Trust charities based on a grant awarded from NHS Charities Together.
The webinars include:
- Leading Wellbeing
- Energy – prioritising your wellbeing
NHS elfh Hub
Online Webinars varying from ‘Alcohol’, ‘Homelessness’ and ‘Musculoskeletal Health’ to ‘Speech, Language and Communication’ and ‘Healthy Ageing’. Hosted by NHS elfh Hub under the umbrella of ‘All Our Health’.
Access Liggy Webb’s bite-sized eBooks that cover a range of powerful life skills.Access Liggy Webb via our intranet
Resources from the British Medical Association (BMA)
The BMA haVE a range of services and information to help support our medical colleagues:
- BMA wellbeing services info: Your wellbeing (bma.org.uk)
- Mentoring page: Mentoring for doctors (bma.org.uk)
- Medical Managers committee work: BMA committee for medical managers overview
Local Council Wellbeing Hubs
The wellbeing hubs can help you to find local wellbeing information and services, and offer free, friendly and impartial advice and support on how to make small changes to improve your health and wellbeing, online, over the phone or in person.
The UHSussex Library has a huge selection of rich resources to support your mental wellbeing and resilience. See our library services for more information.
Doctors in Mind
Developed by the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) department at UHSussex, the Doctors in Mind app is designed to track wellbeing and signpost to support available. This confidential service allows you to rate your current mood, log diary entries with your feelings, sleep level, activity and diet health and review the log of your wellness ratings. There are 3 tracked breathing exercises integrated into the app which can also be checked on the log. The app also contains quick links to a wide range of useful online support tools, resources, contacts and phone numbers.
NHS staff can access the Headspace app and all their wellbeing resources until 31 March 2024. For those who haven’t yet signed up, you can sign up using your NHS email account here:Find out more and how to sign up to Headspace
The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention resource in the UK with lots of useful information and tools to help you or a loved one to stay safe in a crisis. You can use it if you’re having thoughts of suicide or if you’re concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
NHS staff can access the Unmind app and all their wellbeing resources for free until 31 December 2024. For those who haven’t yet signed up, you can sign up using your NHS email account here:Find out more and how to sign up to Unmind
Physical Activity To Support Mental Wellbeing
UHSussex offers a variety of physical activities, and recommendations for moving more to support your mental wellbeing. There are many studies which have shown that doing physical activity can improve mental health. Visit the Physical Wellbeing page to learn more.