The information below contains current and up to date information for social care providers.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week
Today sees the launch of a new service. The Nottinghamshire Mental Health Helpline is available 9-5pm Monday to Friday for anyone who needs emotional support or information about what help is available locally for people struggling with their mental health.
Anyone living in Nottinghamshire can use the service. A team of supportive mental health workers are on hand to provide information and advice e.g. techniques that people can use to manage anxiety. They will also be able to direct people to other services where needed. The helpline website also includes useful information about a range of common mental health issues such as anxiety and low mood and how to promote feelings of wellbeing.
Professionals are also welcome to call the helpline for advice on working with patients with mental health issues. The helpline number is 0300 555 0730. For more information and mental health resources visit https://www.turning-point.co.uk/nottingham-helpline.
The helpline is delivered on behalf of Nottinghamshire Healthcare by Turning Point, a national social enterprise, which has provided specialist mental health services on behalf of the NHS in Nottinghamshire for over 30 years.
Other resources for your information:
Visit Skills for Care COVID Webpage - https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/About/News/COVID-19-Guidance-from-other-agencies.aspx
Visit our Website for further updates - www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus
Visit Notts Help Yourself for a register of COVID-19 resources to support you at this time - https://www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk/kb5/nottinghamshire/directory/document.page?id=Igc3gkzdlkc
Sign up to our and our Health and Wellbeing bulletin - www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/emailme
Mobile App linking care providers and resources they have found useful during the COVID pandemic - https://webapp.mobileappco.org/m/COVID19CARE/?appcode=COVID19CARE
If you don’t already, please join our social channels for latest information on coronavirus and NCC Services:- Nottinghamshire County Council on Facebook or on twitter @NottsCC
Please use the Quality & Market Management Team email address email@example.com if you have questions for the team and if you are not sure who else to ask. Please also receive our very grateful thanks to you and your staff teams who are supporting people across the County in these very challenging times, it is very much appreciated.
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