NHS England’s Workforce, Training and Education Directorate (WT&E) has commissioned People Unlimited to work with young people with lived experience, to develop an extension of Crisis Tools to support young LGBTQIA+ people in mental health crisis.
This open access toolkit will help individuals working in health and care settings such as urgent and emergency, primary care or mental health settings to effectively communicate and provide young people in crisis with personalised support.external
Guide to Practice-Based Learning for Neurodivergent Students
The purpose of this guidance, published by Health Education England (HEE), is to increase the awareness of neurodivergence in healthcare education, share experiences from neurodivergent students and suggest methods for students and clinical tutors or practical educators to support the neurodivergent student population within practice-based learning (PBL).external
Supporting your mental health and wellbeing
It is important that those experiencing mental ill health know they can talk about it and receive help if they need it. Those in a position of authority should also know what is required of them and how they can help if they are approached by someone who is experiencing mental ill health.
Animated films and leaflets are available that focus on:
- Supporting your Mental Health at Work; NHS Learners’ guide to accessing support for mental health at work
- Supervisors’ Guide to Supporting Learners’ Mental Health; For NHS staff, supervisors and line manager
Find a mental health service or charity to help you
If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, find out how to access NHS mental health services and where to get urgent help. You can search for mental health charities in your local area or find one that can help with a specific problem.external
FutureLearn - What is anxiety and how can you deal with it?
In this article from FutureLearn you will find information about anxiety, how to notice the symptoms and how to find ways to improve your mental health.external
Every Mind Matters
Every Mind Matters is an NHS website that will help you find a way to lift your mood or ease your anxiety. It will help you find out what works best for you.external
‘Are you burning out?’ is a useful article from the BBC which may help you to recognise the signs of burnout or factors that may be contributing to it. You can also find numerous resources available online on this subject.external
Schwartz Rounds are confidential monthly meetings that provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together regularly to discuss the emotional and social aspects of working in healthcare.
If you have never heard of them, or your employer doesn’t offer them, talk to your senior management team. The Schwartz Rounds are supported throughout the UK. Click this link to find out about locations.external