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A bit of stress is normal and can help push you to do something new or difficult, but too much stress can take its toll. Lots of things can cause stress, including work, relationships and money problems. Stress can affect how you feel, think, behave and how your body works – from how well you sleep to the effectiveness of your immune system. In the short-term that’s not really a bad thing, but long-term stress puts your health at risk.



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Every Mind Matters


Now more than ever, Every Mind Matters.

We’re supporting the Office of Health Improvement and Disparities ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign, encouraging adults to be more aware of their mental health and to take simple steps to look after their mental wellbeing.

How is your mental health?

Complete the free NHS approved online tool below to build your personal Mind Plan, offering simple tips and advice to help you to deal with stress and anxiety, improve your sleep, boost your mood and feel more in control.




Mental Health and Wellbeing Training



 Did you know that we offer health and wellbeing training?

Our training programmes are designed to help you create a healthier and more motivated workforce. 

Whatever your wellbeing needs, head over to our training website and check out our range of programmes designed to help businesses and individuals in the community to improve their wellbeing.

Tools and Resources to help you to Stress Less

Plymouth Options

At some time in our lives most of us find ourselves feeling low, worried, fearful or distressed.

Plymouth Options offers a range of services to people experiencing common mental health problems.

5 Ways to Wellbeing

The 5 ways to wellbeing are the five everyday areas of life that bring the biggest boost to happiness.

Evidence shows that by building these simple measures into our daily lives we can make a big difference to our health and happiness.

NHS Stress Advice Page

If you are experiencing stress, feelings of anxiety or low mood, you can use the NHS stress advice page for self-assessment, audio guides and practical tools.


NHS Mood Assessment Tool

If you’re 16 or over, this depression and anxiety self-assessment quiz can help you better understand how you’ve been feeling recently.

With each question, think about how you’ve been feeling over the last 2 weeks.

My Possible Self

The mental health app.

Take control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour with the My Possible Self mental health app.

Use the simple learning modules to manage fear, anxiety and stress and tackle unhelpful thinking.

Chill Panda

Learn to relax, manage your worries and improve your wellbeing with Chill Panda.

The app measures your heart rate and suggests tasks to suit your state of mind.

Tasks include simple breathing techniques and light exercises to take your mind off your worries.

Further Information and Support

The mental health charity Mind offers more information on:


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