Supporting yourself (18 or over)

Additional Viewing

Here are some additional viewing options that you may wish to review. Some are general, some are specific. Please refer to the information provided.


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Thinking about suicide

Self care

Specific scenarios (Anxiety etc)



Exam Stress

Thinking about suicide

Coping with suicidal feelings (2)

Busting myths about suicide

Faces of attempted suicide

How to deal with suicidal thoughts

How to get through the crisis moment (the next minute)

How and why to make a suicide safety plan

Click here to link to the online (electronic) or downloadable Safety Plan referenced in the video above.

Depression, Suicide and the Power of Hope

Why we need to talk about suicide

Visiting your General Practitioner: A guide for young people with lived experience of self-harm and suicidality

CALM – our helpline is a lifeline

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.

Also use the helplines shown here in our ‘helplines page’.

Self care

Self care and your wellbeing during difficult times

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Random acts of kindness improve your wellbeing

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The Pig of Happiness

Before you overthink, watch this !

Mental Health Help – 7 Top Tips

3 tips to help students look after their mental health

How stress affects your body and mind

How exercise affects your body and mind

Stress – 8 relaxation tips

Managing stress

A simple relaxation or grounding strategy

Self-soothe boxes – what, why how ?

Practices for an integrated impactful life

Below are some videos on specific topics such as self harm and anxiety (see the titles) but first here’s a link to ‘Local mental health advice and help for young people under 25 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire‘ where you can select a topic to see videos and other materials to help you.

Advice on multiple scenarios

Talking about self harm

Coping with self harm

Emotional Theory comes alive

Understanding anxiety and depression

Anxiety explained

Feeling anxious? Ideas to cope with anxiety

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Understanding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

Handling Fear – Riding the Wave

Reclaiming myself after addiction


The MIX – who we are

What is CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) ?


When a sibling dies – hurdles we need to jump

Beating exam stress

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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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.