Mental Health/Well being/Mindfulness
Having good mental health can help us sleep better, feel better, enable us to the things we want to do, and help us have more positive relationships with those around us. We do not need to wait until we’re struggling.
Looking after our mental health is not only good for us now, it can also help us deal with and manage difficult times in the future. Over time, it may also reduce our risk of physical health problems.
Calm is a meditation, sleep and relaxation app, available in both the App Store and Google Play store.
Andy’s Man Club – #ITSOKAYTOTALK – http://andysmanclub.co.uk/
ANDYSMANCLUB are real, non judgmental, talking groups for men. We are the creators of the viral #ITSOKAYTOTALK movement
Our overall aim is to halve the number of suicides in men Under 45. I know that’s a massive task, but it’s something to strive for. Even if we only manage a quarter – we will have done something amazing.
Cruse Bereavement Care – www.cruse.org.uk
Cruse can help to support you after the death of someone close. They offer a range of free confidential support for adults and children They can offer face-to-face, telephone, email and website support.
Hope Again – www.hopeagain.org.uk
Hope again is for young people and advice for any young person dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Child Bereavement UK – https://www.childbereavementuk.org
Child Bereavement is support for families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
LGBT Foundation – https://lgbt.foundation/
Established in 1975, LGBT Foundation exists to support the needs of the diverse range of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. #EqualityWins underpins much of what we do and we aim to be; ‘here if you need us.’
The Practice has undertaken training for all staff to gain a better understanding of the barriers faced by LGBT communities in accessing services and why there is a higher
Our Equality and Diversity policy is reviewed and updated on a yearly basis.
All Practice staff are required to complete online e-learning on equality and diversity three yearly via the Learning for Health Portal as part of the Statutory and Mandatory training.
Attached are some helpful links for screening for trans gender patients and some useful signposting for support and guidance.
Please click on the links for further information on the LGBT Foundation and Pride in Practice for excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans healthcare.
LGBT support services
LGBT Foundation www.lgbt.foundation.org – 0345 3 30 30 30
The Proud Trust (support of young trans people) – www.theproudtrust.org –
Galop (national) – LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428
Stonewall (National) – www.stonewall.co.uk – General Advice
Mermaids (National) www.mermaidsuk.org.uk – Support for trans patients inc. families
Terence Higgins Trust – www.tht.org.uk – Support and information regarding HIV
Active Leeds – https://active.leeds.gov.uk/
We provide the Leeds City Council health and fitness provision for the people of Leeds. We have worked hard to come up with a vision, mission and a set of values that work best for us and informs our partners and customers of who we are and who we want to be.
Carer’s Leeds – https://www.carersleeds.org.uk/
Carers Leeds is an independent charity that gives support, advice and information to unpaid carers aged 16 and over. Established in 1996, our team of expert support workers are dedicated to improving the lives of the 72,000 carers in Leeds.