Mental Wellbeing

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Caring for You

An overview of our apps and online programmes

5 min read

Smartphone apps and computer-based programmes are increasingly recommended and used to support various aspects of mental wellbeing. We offer access to a few such programmes through the National Wellbeing Hub….

Caring for You

Student Wellbeing – looking after yourself

8 min read

Being a student is an exciting time – you might be in a new city, meeting new people, having new experiences, and learning about things that you’re really interested in….

Self-care

Student Wellbeing – sleeping better

2 min read

Regardless of which end of the candle you’re burning; student living isn’t always the most conducive to getting good quality sleep. You might have classes timetabled at different times on…

Self-care

Sleep Difficulties

2 min read

Click here for Tips for Better Sleep   Most of us have had nights when we can’t get a good night’s sleep. When you’re worried or stressed you might struggle to get…

Important issues

Drinking too much alcohol?

3 min read

There are a lot of possible reasons for why you might find yourself drinking more than you should. For example, you might be under pressure at work, experiencing stress at…

Self-care

Supporting your wellbeing: free apps and online programmes 

1 min read

All of these apps are free to Health and Social Care staff and unpaid carers in Scotland when accessed through this site.  Click the Quick Guide links for instructions. Daylight: …

Caring for You

Relaxation 

1 min read

It can be helpful to try to remember the things that you usually do to help you relax and unwind. Where possible, take the time to do them, e.g. going out for…

Caring for You

Worsening of mental health conditions 

2 min read

If you struggled with mental health issues before the pandemic, you might find that some of those difficulties are worse right now. You may have found yourself working under considerably…

Self-care

Exhaustion & Fatigue

4 min read

Health and social care staff across the country have responded to the pandemic with dedication and energy. With long hours and missed weekends, the boundaries between our work and our…

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