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Do You Have A Healthy Mind?

It is normal for mental health to change over time. Having a healthy mind means you are resilient to the day to day stress of life, can cope with change and feel able to live with purpose. Take our short quiz to get an idea of you are on the mental health scale, or jump straight to the signs, symptoms and personalised services available to help you live mentally healthy.

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The scale explained:

Read more about the signs and symptoms of each section of the mental health scale and access services that can help you reach, and maintain, mental wellbeing.

Please note: Not everyone will have all of the listed symptoms.

Healthy

Somone with a healthy mind is:

  • Able to feel, express and manage a range of positive and negative emotions.
  • Able to form and maintain good relationships with others.
  • Able to cope with and manage change and uncertainty.
  • Aware of the five ways to wellbeing.
connect by talking and listening, be present and social, give your time, your words and your presence, take notice and remember the simple things that give you joy, keep learning and embrace new experiences, see opportunities and surprose yourself, and be active, do what you can do and enjoy what you do. Move your mood.
Support for All
Five Ways to Wellbeing
There are five steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life. This website can help you find your own personal path to being happy and well. Search by keyword to find local and national services, as well as social, sport and support groups to help you thrive in all aspects of your life.
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The mental health survey
As part of the Healthy Minds in East Riding campaign, residents are being asked to complete a short survey in order to give a better idea of how people in the area can be supported and tackle any barriers to help that may be taking place.
Complete survey

Coping

If you are coping, you may experience:

  • Changes in mood.
  • Fear, worry or anxiety.
  • Relationship issues or sex drive changes.
  • Feeling sad or down.
  • Less interest in daily activities
  • More likely to cancel plans
  • Trouble concentrating.
  • Tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping.
  • Problems understanging and relating to situations and to people
  • Loss of appetite or changes in weight.

These services can help you before things get worse:

Support for All
Hull and East Riding Mind
Offering groups and 1:1 support. Service is open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week to support local people, their friends, family members or colleagues. Telephone (01482) 240133 or free on 0800 1380990 You can also text 07520 633447 (standard network charges apply).
Visit Mind website
Support for Children and Young People
Kooth - app and online
Our online mental wellbeing community is here to support you through anything. Big or small. Download the free app or visit online. Up to age 24.
Kooth online
Support for Children and Young People
School Nurses
Access via your school's drop-in or Chat Health (text 07507 332891, standard rates apply). For ages 11-19 years.
More about school nurses
Support for Adults
NHS App Library
There are a range of mental health apps available to download. Visit the NHS App Library website and search by category.
Visit app library
Support for Adults
East Riding Health and Wellbeing
Search the East Riding Health and Wellbeing directory for a range of support social groups, services and information.
Go to directory
Feedback
The mental health survey
As part of the Healthy Minds in East Riding campaign, residents are being asked to complete a short survey in order to give a better idea of how people in the area can be supported and tackle any barriers to help that may be taking place.
Complete survey

Struggling

If you are struggling, you might:

  • Feel long-lasting sadness or irritability
  • Avoid social situations.
  • Increase use of alcohol or drugs to cope with feelings.
  • Get feelings of hopelessness or being trapped.
  • Get detached from reality, paranoia or hallucinations.
  • Engage in reckless or risky behaviour.
  • Get increased feelings of anger, hostility or violence.

It's time to get help. Contact these services to get support:

Support for All
Visit your GP
Make an appointment with your GP. For practival advice on what to expect at the appoinment, see the GP Visit Guide on MentalHealth.org.uk
GP Visit Guide
Support for Children and Young People
CAMHS
You can make a referral to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) who provide help and support for children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties. Call (01482) 303810
Visit CAMHS website
Support for Adults
NHS East Riding Emotional Wellbeing Service
Offers therapy for people aged 16 and over that are experiencing common mental health problems. Self-refer by calling: 01482 335451 or visit the website.
Visit EWS website
Support for Adults
NHS App Library
There are a range of mental health apps available to download. Visit the NHS App Library website and search by category.
Visit app library
Support for Men
Qwell for Men
Free, safe and anonymous support for men aged 18 and over across the Humber, Coast and Vale area. Get access to an online confidential space, share experiences, join forums and get support from qualified professionals.
Visit Qwell.io/hcv
Support for Adults
East Riding Health and Wellbeing
Search the East Riding Health and Wellbeing directory for a range of support social groups, services and information.
Go to directory
Feedback
The mental health survey
As part of the Healthy Minds in East Riding campaign, residents are being asked to complete a short survey in order to give a better idea of how people in the area can be supported and tackle any barriers to help that may be taking place.
Complete survey

Unwell

If you are unwell you may be:

  • Pre-occupied with harming self or inflicting self harm
  • Calling or visiting people to say goodbye.
  • Getting affairs in order (giving away possessions, tying up loose ends).
  • Saying things like "Everyone would be better off without me" or "I want out".
  • A sudden switch from being extremely depressed to acting calm and happy.

Get urgent help now:

Support for Children and Young People
CAMHS
The crisis team operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is for young people under 18 who are in crisis, experiencing emotional distress and are struggling to cope. Call (01482) 301701 option 2. (Standard rates apply)
Visit CAMHS website
Support for Children and Young People
Speak to a trusted adult
This could be a parent, guardian, teacher, doctor or school nurse.
More about school nurses
Support for Adults
Mental Health Response Service
You can self-refer to this service by calling or completing the available online form.
Mental Health Response Service
Support for Adults
Samaritans
Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Call the free 24 hour helpline on 116 123.
Samaritans online
Support for Adults
NHS App Library
There are a range of mental health apps available to download. Visit the NHS App Library website and search by category.
Visit app library
Support for Men
Qwell for Men
Free, safe and anonymous support for men aged 18 and over across the Humber, Coast and Vale area. Get access to an online confidential space, share experiences, join forums and get support from qualified professionals.
Visit Qwell.io/hcv
Support for Adults
East Riding Health and Wellbeing
Search the East Riding Health and Wellbeing directory for a range of support social groups, services and information.
Go to directory
Feedback
The mental health survey
As part of the Healthy Minds in East Riding campaign, residents are being asked to complete a short survey in order to give a better idea of how people in the area can be supported and tackle any barriers to help that may be taking place.
Complete survey
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