Mental health and wellbeing

Our mission is to champion the wellbeing of our pharmacy family. On these pages you will find guidance and advice on how you can stay mentally healthy and boost your wellbeing.

Pharmacist Support is here to help you on your journey to positive mental health and wellbeing.

These pages provide guidance and advice on staying mentally healthy and reducing stress. They cover a wide range of areas and can be beneficial for both your own personal use and for your pharmacy team. Simply take a look at the topics below and begin your journey to sustained good mental health and wellbeing.

We are constantly developing and updating our website with new resources and information. Please do come back and check in with us whenever you or your team need support with mental health and wellbeing to see what’s new!

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Additional Mental Health Support

In this factsheet we explore where pharmacists can go for further mental health support. This includes support offered by Pharmacist Support as well as other organisations.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Anxiety

Most people experience feelings of anxiety at some points in their life and is not uncommon. This fact sheet provides information about anxiety and where you can find support.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Eating disorders

On this page we explore some common and less common eating disorders, who is affected, and where to seek help and support.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Help with gambling

In this factsheet we explore how to identify a problem with gambling and where to go for help and support.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Help with stress

This page explores how we can understand stress and recognise our own personal warning signs, and ways we can deal with stress to help lead happier and more fulfilling lives.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Mindfulness

Whilst it cannot eliminate life's pressures, mindfulness can be a good way of helping people to deal with them in a calmer manner that is beneficial to overall wellbeing.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Wellbeing

Wellbeing can be affected by all manner of different things, for example: diet and lifestyle, workplace pressures and personal relationships.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Help with alcoholism

Explore what alcoholism and alcohol dependency are, as well as how and where you can seek help and support.

Mental health and wellbeing pages

Help with drug abuse

Explore what drug abuse is, as well as how and where to seek help and support.

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Our mental health services

Our mental health services

Listening Friends service

Listening Friends is our peer support service. This peer support service offers you the choice of speaking in confidence and anonymously to one of our trained volunteer pharmacists.

Our mental health services

Counselling

We provide direct psychological support for those who are experiencing mental health issues. You can access six free counselling sessions via phone, Zoom or for those within travelling distance to Altrincham, face to face.

Our mental health services

Wardley Wellbeing Service

The Wardley Wellbeing Hub is a practical area of our site dedicated to you and your wellbeing needs. It hosts a range of resources and pharmacy stories.