Signposting/links to external organisations as a source of further information and support.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) www.babcp.com Lists accredited therapists.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk For practitioners in your area.
Depression Alliance www.depressionalliance.org Provides information and support to people with depression and their carers. It also lists details of local self-help groups.
MIND www.mind.org.uk National mental health charity with many useful resources
Samaritans www.samaritans.org 24 hour support for people experiencing distress or despair.
CALM www.thecalmzone.net Helps to prevent male suicide in the UK
Be Mindful www.bemindful.co.uk Information and details of local mindfulness courses and therapists.
Headspace 10 day free trial on learning guided meditation. https://www.headspace.com
NHS inform - Wellbeing and bereavement Extract: "Grief is ordinarily characterised by mental suffering and distress, deep sorrow and painful regret. Initially, the bereaved may experience shock and numbness and deny that the loss has really happened. This incomprehension may give way to, or alternate with, bewilderment and depression, moving on to acknowledgement of the loss with time." Read the full article here.
NHS exercise and fitness http://www.nhs.uk/LiveWell/Fitness/Pages/Fitnesshome.aspx