Health & Wellbeing Services Humber
Maintaining the health and wellbeing of pharmacy team members is a high priority for pharmacy contractors and the NHS, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This page contains information on support tools available in the Humber area to assist with staff health and wellbeing:
East Riding of Yorkshire:
Healthy Minds – is a new mental health campaign that launched on Saturday, 10th October 2020 – World Mental Health Day – to help break down the stigma associated with mental health and encourage people to seek help when they need it. Healthy Minds in East Riding was created to better help the residents of the East Riding to improve their mental health, recognise when they might be starting to struggle and know where and when to seek support. It has a wide variety of information and contact details of local services. Visit Healthy Minds East Riding.
East Riding Emotional Wellbeing Service – (Self-Referral or via GP)
Providing support to people with common and emotional mental health difficulties. Services range from self-help therapies, to psycho educational courses and one-to-one support
Tel: 01482 301701
Online portal: https://iaptportal.co.uk/erew.html
Reach out Project – Hull and East Yorkshire MIND
Offering open access to services promoting mental health and wellbeing through one to one support sessions, a variety of courses and workshops along with service user led social groups. The project offers a wide range of support options to residents of the East Riding of Yorkshire aged 16 and above who are experiencing mental health problems. They have an information service which acts as a first point of contact for people for advice or referral.
Tel: 01482 240133
Social Prescribing Service
Feel like no one has time to listen to you? The Social Prescribing service provides a totally confidential service to discuss the things that affect you and your health and well-being, it will then work with and support you to access appropriate local services, groups and amenities to help you improve your situation.
Situated in the majority of GP practices, the Link workers will listen and help you to arrive at the best solution for you, it can advise and support you with a wide variety of issues and can be accessed via a participating GP surgery without a referral.
If you want more information or details of how you can access the service please telephone: 0800 9177752 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call your nearest Social Prescribing Link Worker:
Bridlington: 07816863639 / 07970151668 / 07970155722
Beverley and Driffield: 07973 895011
Withernsea and Hornsea: 07515788266
Hedon: 07702 975417
Market Weighton and Pocklington: 07973894829
The YOURhealth team have designed an Isolation and Loneliness booklet for service users, carers and patients to help support those who may be battling with loneliness and isolation and will hopefully be a daily reminder of how they can gain help, support, and reach out for help if needed.
There are many services available across the East Riding that can provide befriending, guidance, and are available to reach out to, and we hope this guide will offer even the smallest comfort, alongside the offer of a referral into the Social Prescribing service which can be made 7 days a week.
Shelf Help – Books on Prescription
Reading well can help you cope with the pressures of life, feel better about yourself and boost your confidence using books. For more information visit the website, or pop into your local branch.
East Riding Health Trainer Service
Healthtrainers provide personal support and motivation to adults across the East Riding of Yorkshire who wish to lead a healthier lifestyle all have issues in our lives which may affect our health in some way. You may want to get fitter, control your weight, have a healthier diet or quit smoking. You may want to reduce your stress levels or just feel better about yourself.
If you want to become healthier but don’t know where to start, a healthtrainer will be able to help you work out exactly what you want and how to go about it.
Healthtrainers are friendly, understanding and supportive. They will help and encourage you to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Tel: 0800 9177752
Citizens Advice, Hull and East Riding help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing information and advice, and by influencing policy makers.
Tel: 03444 111 444.
For Specialist Debt Advice: 01482 226 859
Alzheimer’s Society (Hull & East Riding)
Support for people affected by dementia
Find dementia support that’s right for you, our specialist services will help you:
- Get tailored information and advice from our compassionate and experienced staff
- Keep you independence and improve your wellbeing
- Feel confident and supported knowing that someone is here for you when you need help
Tel: 01482 211255
Let’s Talk Hull – (Self-Referral or via GP)
Let’s Talk can offer help with low mood, anxiety, sleep problems, stress, worry, low confidence and emotional problems. You can self-refer via phone or book your assessment appointment online.
Tel: 01482 247 111 or text TALK to 61825
Connect Well Hull
Connect Well Hull offers advice and will help you to access support and guidance on a range of issues, including:
- Helping you with physical conditions or emotional difficulties
- Helping you to feel more linked in with your community
- Helping you on issues such as money, benefits or housing
- Helping you to get active and feel better
Tel: 01482 217670
or email: email@example.com
Hull & East Yorkshire MIND
MIND offers support and information to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties.
Tel: 01482 240133
Andy’s Man Club
Andy’s Man Club provides a weekly talking group, a place for men to come together in a safe environment to talk about issues/problems they be have faced or currently been facing. Meets Every Monday at 7PM – Except Bank Holidays at the The Airco Business Lounge, Hull, HU3 4DL. http://andysmanclub.co.uk/where-we-meet/
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Services
The Talking Shop – (Self Referral or via GP)
The Talking Shop in Scunthorpe offers a drop-in advice and psychological therapy shop’s which give people the opportunity to browse information on mental health issues and gain knowledge about the therapies offered by the Trust.
Tel: 01724 867297
North Lincolnshire Healthy Lifestyle Service
A team of friendly and knowledgeable Healthy Lifestyle Facilitators will support groups of people wanting to focus on the following:
- Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
- Stopping smoking
- Reducing alcohol use
- Being more physically active
- Increasing wellbeing, including mental and emotional health
- Training around health and wellbeing for those people who are interested in becoming trained as health champions
- Signposting to wider local supporting services
Tel: 01724 298212
The Network Café (part of the Community Mental Health Social Work Team) is holding drop-in sessions for anyone requiring help with mental health issues and social problems. To find out where your nearest drop-in is held, contact Sandra Jackson or Karen McLaughlin.
Tel: 01724 296633
North East Lincolnshire:
Open Minds – (Navigo) (Osbourne Street, Grimsby & Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes)
Open Minds offers care and support to the 2 in 5 people aged 16 and above who are experiencing common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety and depression. We encourage self-referral, offer quick access and support to maintain positive mental health and wellbeing through a range of therapies and activities.
Tel: 01472 625100
The Wellbeing Service (North East Lincolnshire Council)
Tel: 01472 325500
Mental health apps:
Please also see link to NHS apps re Mental Health https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/
Supporting our NHS people – primary care (dental, optometry, pharmacy and general practice). Helping you manage your own health and wellbeing whilst looking after others: