Mental health

Worried about mental health?

If you're having mental health problems, you're not alone. One in four of us will have problems with our mental health at some time in our lives. Read more.

Top 10 stress-busters

Stress-beating tips that really help, including being more active and taking time for yourself.

Find mental health support

Anxious, depressed or having problems coping? Find out where to go for help.

Video: mental health attitudes

Watch four people who've had mental health issues talk about the negative reactions they faced and how they overcame them.

Accessing therapy

How to get access to counselling and talking therapy, available on the NHS and privately.

Help for depression

If you feel low for more than a couple of weeks you could be depressed. Find out where to go for help.

Men and emotional health

Get advice on how to look after your emotional health and keep your stress levels down.

Mental health helplines

If you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines can offer advice, support and information.

Ten ways to fight your fears

Whatever it is that scares you, here are 10 ways to help you cope with your fear and anxiety.

Financial stress

Where to get help if worries about money or losing your job are affecting your health.

Returning to work after mental health issues

Find out how to get back into work if you've been off due to mental or emotional health issues.

'I run to boost my mood'

Liz Gardiner, 32, talks about her depression and how medication, CBT and exercise have all helped.

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Tools

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Lift your mood video wall

Lift your mood: real-life video wall

See how others improve their mental health and wellbeing, and get expert advice.

Video: self-harm

Watch this video and find out why young people may self-harm and get advices on how to get the right support.

Emotional health

Get tips on how to build your emotional resilience, cope with loss and overcome jealousy.

Carers: mental health services

Read about the support on offer if you look after someone who has a mental health problem.

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you.