Supporting yourself (18 or over)

Additional Reading

There is lots of good reading material available. Where we have seen material that we thought may be of value we have added them below. We aim to keep this list updated.

Thinking about suicide

If this is how you are feeling then it could be time to talk to someone. Check out the contact information at these sites below.

Self care

Click the image above to read more about the 5 steps to wellbeing , a great impetus to do some things that will help you to help yourself.

For more information about particular scenarios such as anxiety, stress, anger, loneliness and more click either of the two NHS links below or the Mind link.

Self Help Guides produced by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Titles cover a range of mental health issues.

Click the image or link above to go through to the website, then  select the relevant guide and then select ‘leaflet’. 

And here is some specific reading material for different situations. 

Asking for help


Stress relief


We would always urge you to talk to someone – it’s Why Talking Fixes. Talking with someone who is there to support you can guide you most effectively to positive solutions and positive outcomes.  

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For great advice (from Childline) on covering

your tracks, click  ‘ Cover tracks ‘ button


Volunteer Corner






Important information

Just need to let you know that all materials referenced below are to help you to help someone and that Will Garvey Trust Foundation cannot be responsible for their content or use. Here we provide links (signposts) for you, for example to other websites, videos and podcasts provided by other organisations and groups. Please use the information and resources responsibly and review any policies or disclaimers applicable at the referenced sites.