Stress Landscape

How to cope

If you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed or have a mental health problem the techniques in this section can be used to help you feel better. There is everything from self-help to talking therapies and medication.

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Lifestyle

Change your life: just a change in diet, exercise or sleep can improve your physical and mental health.

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Staying zen

Learning how to relax and be mindful can help you stay calm and focused if things around you seem like they’re falling apart.

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Talking therapies

Psychological therapies (talking therapies, therapy, psychology, counselling, psychotherapy, group therapy)

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Medication

Medications can help our mental health by targeting naturally occurring chemicals in the brain. They can be used for anything from sleep problems to schizophrenia.

Acupuncture

Complementary therapies

these take a holistic approach and may include Aromatherapy, massage, reflexology, acupuncture, art therapy.

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Crisis & Urgent Care

Most of the time young people will be treated in the community but in times of crisis they may also use Home Treatment Teams, a Community Treatment Order and Hospital Admissions