UPDATE: Some of the restrictions on emailing have been lifted

We are pleased so say that we are now able to receive some external emails. Until we are completely confident that our servers are not at risk, external emails that include a link or an attachment will continue to be quarantined.  

Emails from us are not affected by the block that is in place, so you should still receive contact from us in this way, although it may take slightly longer than normal. We will let you know when these issues are resolved.

If you need us urgently, please call us.

People with existing mental health needs

If you already live with a mental health problem, you may now find yourself without the support or routine you usually have access to. On the other hand, you may be very familiar with the impact of stress on your mind and body, and have some strategies for coping.  You may already have a care plan or a plan to keep yourself safe when your mental health is worse.

When we are under severe stress it is often hard to remember how to help ourselves – so if you have a plan, keep it somewhere you can see it – and if you don’t, now is a good time to make one.If you are struggling with your mental health and need to talk, contact Support at the Cavern on 01452 307201 from 6 pm to 11 pm, 7 days a week.  People are now able to physically access support during the evening although there are limited numbers allowed on the premises at any one time.

Follow these links for advice on looking after yourself during the current situation:

 

For a list of National helplines - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

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