Bradford District and Craven new Health and Wellbeing Virtual Hub has been developed in collaboration with partners, for everyone working in the local health and social care sector. The Hub aims to provide a digital ‘Front Door’ for health and wellbeing resources by signposting to toolkits, top tips, support and initiatives that encourage self-care, self help and peer support as well as specialist help and support when you need it.
If you are in need of urgent help or support in Bradford, please call: 01274 431000
To find out how your organisation or group could be supported by local volunteers please email: info
The Cellar Trust has developed a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Training Platform in collaboration with Living Well and a network of voluntary, community and public sector training providers from across the Bradford district.
The platform hosts and signposts to a wide range of training resources available across the district and designed to support mental health and wellbeing, enabling individuals and organisations to choose the ones that best support their needs.
Healthy minds services in Bradford District and Craven
Mental health and wellbeing services are still open in Bradford District and Craven to help people of all ages keep their minds healthy during this difficult time. You'll find more information about the services, and various helplines, in this flyer.
Learning from staff experiences of Covid-19
This blog 'Learning from staff experiences of Covid-19: let the light come streaming in' by Stephen Singleton (The King's Fund) is a really interesting eight minute read. Stephen Singleton looks back over the past three months and discusses how health and social care staff have transformed the way they work and the way services are delivered, despite the terrible circumstances.
Support for our primary care colleagues
These resources for primary care colleagues include offers around: mindfulness sessions, personal wellbeing and resilience; one-to-one psychological support; and expert guides.
Psychological helpline for staff – sponsored by BDCFT
To support staff with the challenge of Covid-19, the Trust has set up a BDCFT helpline for our staff, alongside primary care and care home staff. The helpline is available 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. This is a confidential helpline supported by highly qualified and experienced psychological therapists. Staff can contact the helpline in confidence at any time by phone on: 01274 251909 or email: psychologicalstaffsupport
This briefing paper 'Trauma, mental health and coronavirus' from the
Centre for Mental Health is a really good read. It explores the ideas of collective trauma and healing, and what the process of recovery may look like.
Halsa Health and Wellbeing
Here are some resources from the Halsa Health and Wellbeing Autumn/Winter boost sessions 2021 and the Halsa remote wellbeing resources.
Dr Sari Harenwall talks about how to manage stress when you are experiencing Long Covid. You can find other videos about managing your health with Long Covid here.