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Take 5 Kids

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and its never been so important as now to look after your mental health.  Messages about health and well-being have mostly been aimed at adults.  This one, however is a little bit different.  Produced by the SHSCT, the Education Authority and the PHA, this video is aimed at children.  Looking after kids mental health is as important as in adults.

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Verve Health Trainers YouTube Channel

Verve Health Trainers have uploaded some health and wellbeing videos to their YouTube channel.  In the first below, Sean Collins takes you through a low intensity workout.  The second video shows an introduction to Chi Me with Faye Chisnall.  CLICK HERE to visit the YouTube channel for more videos.

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Verve Health Trainers Online Service

With the current rules on social distancing, Verve Health Trainers are currently unable to offer face to face one to one support or any group activities.  However they are still working to support you through this Covid-19 crises with online and telephone help.

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Dietary Considerations for Food Boxes

During this pandemic, lots of community groups, supermarkets, councils and government departments have been delivering food parcels and making up food boxes for vulnerable groups.  It is sometimes overlooked that some of these people may have dietary requirements which means they are unable to eat certain types of food.  

This article from the Vegetarian Society gives some tips on what to include in a food box that would be suitable for people in this category.

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Stress Less... when working from home.

Working from home can be challenging.  In a busy household finding space to work, peace and quiet and adequate internet connection may be the initial problems you can face.  However there are other challenges which face the home worker.  Action Mental Health guide to stress less while still being productive at home seeks to help solve some of the issues.

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Relieve Pressure and Regain Control!

Looking after your mental health and dealing with the additional stresses of the lock down can seem more difficult than usual.  In this series, Action Mental Health have some tips on how to relive the pressure regarding the current uncertainties, and regain a better sense of wellbeing.

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The Importance of Healthy Eating

During lock-down there may well be a drift to snacking, convenience foods and a lack of enthusiasm around preparing meals.  Healthy eating is important in maintaining a balanced approach to staying well.  Along with physical exercise and mental well being, good nutrition is important in giving your immune system the boost it needs.  ...
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Five Steps to Wellbeing

When the world around us has suddenly changed, it can be extremely difficult to maintain a healthy outlook.  When your mental health is already suffering, it can feel even more scary and overwhelming.  These tips are designed to help you cope with this new and ever changing situation.  As always, if you are already feeling overwhelme...
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Looking after your Mental Health Pt.4

AWARE in association with the Public Health Agency has produced a booklet of advice regarding how to look after your mental health in challenging times. Here we are serialising this advice in order to highlight the ways in which you can cope with the current ongoing situation and the resources available to help.

This is Part 4

Part 1 can be found here.

Part 2 can be found here.

Part 3 can be found here.

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Looking after your Mental Health Pt.3

AWARE in association with the Public Health Agency has produced a booklet of advice regarding how to look after your mental health in challenging times. Here we are serialising this advice in order to highlight the ways in which you can cope with the current ongoing situation and the resources available to help.

This is Part 3.
Part 1 can be found here.

Part 2 can be found here.

Part 4 can be found here.

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