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Our mental health is just as important as our physical health

It's important to look after your mental health, especially during current times. We've gathered some of our favourite ways to look after your wellbeing below.

Help with mindfulness, sleep and anxiety

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If you’re dealing with worry and anxiety we’ve teamed up with Daylight, who may be able to offer some help and advice. Free for CSSC members.

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Fall asleep naturally, stay asleep, and wake up feeling refreshed and revitalised with the help of sleep experts Sleepio.
Free for CSSC members.

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Aura | Mindfulness & Sleep

Loved by over 4 million people, Aura gives you the personalized support you need, whether it is stress, anxiety, sleep, or personal growth.

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NHS | Every Mind Matters

The NHS have put together expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Head to their website to see their guides on sleep, anxiety, coronavirus and looking after your mental wellbeing whilst staying at home.

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Online wellbeing support

CSSC's Guided Mindfulness Video

Mindfulness has been proven to reduce anxiety, improve cognition and help treat depression. Watch our short video as an introduction to guided mindfulness.

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Charity for Civil Servants: Here for you

All our wellbeing support has been brought together in one easy place, giving access to online help, wellbeing webinars, the wellbeing hub and DogBot.

Head to the hub

Mind and body

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Yoga & Pilates

Practising yoga/pilates is good for your mind, as well as your body. The focus on breathing gives it a meditation like feel, whilst the poses build strength in your muscles and core.

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Living with a Black Dog

A personal insight into living with depression.

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Hints & Tips

Top tips on managing your mental health during periods of isolation.

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Quotes for positive affirmation

Here are some helpful encouraging quotes with the focus being on kindness. Write one on a post it note and stick it near your work space to remind yourself to keep positive and be kind!

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It's okay to not be okay

Take time to talk


When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information is vital. Why not take a look at their guides, helplines and online community.

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The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. If you need someone to talk to they have a helpline and a webchat.

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Young Minds

Whether you're a young person who needs someone to talk to or a parent that's worried about their child, Young Minds can help. You can follow their blog posts or check out their other online resources.

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