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.Find support and resources on the Mind website
These Wellbeing Webinars are funded by our Trust charities based on a grant awarded from NHS Charities Together for recovery post-Covid.
The webinars include:
- Leading Wellbeing
- Energy – prioritising your wellbeing
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.
You can also access more resources from the Health Sciences Library, Worthing Hospital: firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 85025 and Dunhill Library, St. Richard’s Hospital: email@example.com / 32733.
The meditation and mindfulness app Headspace is free for all NHS staff to join until 31 December 2023.Find out more and how to sign up
Here are some useful resources from Headspace:
- Meditation on the brain video
- Headspace Science
- 10 days of headspace (beginners guide)
- How to use Headspace (2 min video)
- Headspace YouTube
- Headspace founder Andy’s video on change
- Headspace frequently asked questions
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.
Unmind is a mental health platform to empower staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. It includes digital programmes that are designed to help with stress, sleep, coping, connection, fulfilment, and nutrition.
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.