Latest additions

P3 People Potential Possibilities: New 'Talking' option added to support pages - Derby/Derbyshire 24/7 helplines

First Steps: Eating disorders: New 'Reading' material added to support pages - 'Coping with the festive season'

Relate Derby/Southern Derbyshire: New 'Talking' option added to support pages - helpline support for parents/carers/friends (Tuesdays 1:30pm - 4:30pm)

Mentell's 'Online Circles' added to 18 or over 'Help me' online counselling page

Action for Children: added four new reading options for parents covering 'anxious feelings', 'self-esteem', 'loneliness' and 'stress' in your child.

New material from 'Time to change' added to 'additional reading' section on 'How to start a conversation about mental health'

New Men's Minds Matters material added to 'additional reading' section regarding 'What to do if you are feeling suicidal' and 'Helping a friend who may be feeling suicidal'

Added Papyrus Hopecast to 'additional listening' sections - a podcast site which looks to make suicide part of everyday conversations

Yes futures: added 'Wellbeing/Mindfulness' short guides for under 18s, and 'Tips for empowering teenagers', for parents helping their children

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