Mental Health Awareness Week – Make sure you get help to benefit you, personally

9th May 22

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Being a carer can be hard and take a toll on your physical and mental wellbeing, as well as bringing many practical challenges. Your circumstances and the impact of your caring role can be very personal.

If you want support or advice specific to your situation, we are here for you. Our team can give you advice on what is available to help you and assist you in accessing support. Call us on 0345 241 0954 or email [email protected]

More support with your mental health and wellbeing

For urgent help with mental health call the NHS on 111 and choose option 2.

You can talk to Samaritans anytime on 116 123, please remember their support is not just for those who are feeling suicidal. If you are under 19 you can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it is better out than in. Call 0800 1111

Qwell offers online counselling, wellbeing support and self-help resources for adults in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire – see Young people can also visit

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have resources about mental health conditions available at

If you are in Norfolk and feeling stressed, anxious low or depressed WellbeingNandS can help. You can visit their website at or call their non-emergency number of 0300 123 1503

Norfolk and Waveney Mind have a range of support and resources available to help whether you are managing your own mental health problem or supporting someone else with theirs. See or call 0300 330 5488