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Emotional Well Being

Taking care of your state of mind is just as important as taking care of your body. Keeping yourself feeling positive helps you to stay happy, healthy and able to cope with life’s ups and downs.

Useful advice

10 tips for building emotional resilience

Try the NHS 10 tips for building up your emotional resilience to help you to cope with life’s ups and downs.

Organisations that offer support for Carers and help you have your say!

Carers Gloucestershire offers information, support and advice. Search for the Carers Gloucestershire record or view their website in the links below. A dedicated “Carersline” for telephone information, advice and referral More…

What are the signs of abuse?

You may suspect a person is being abused if you notice changes in their personality or behaviour this may include: They are harming themselves, for example cuts on their wrists More…

What is emotional abuse?

Emotional or psychological abuse is when a person makes someone feel frightened, ashamed or hurt by the things that they say or do, for example by: Threatening to hurt them, More…

Understanding your emotions

We all have emotions, yet understanding how they work and how to control them, can be difficult.

Worried about domestic violence?

Domestic violence does not just mean that your partner is hitting you. The abuse can be psychological, physical, sexual or emotional. Domestic violence can also include many things, such as the More…

What should I do if someone tells me about their harm or abuse?

If someone tells you they are being abused stay calm and listen, take what they say seriously. The person being abused must be the one to make any decisions about More…

What is sexual abuse?

Sexual abuse is when a person persuades or forces a person to take part in any sexual activity when they do not want to, or are unable to understand what More…

I am being mistreated - what should I do?

It is important that you tell someone that you can trust. This may be a friend, a neighbour or someone you work with. There are also local and national organisations More…

Guidance when you suspect someone is being harmed or abused?

If a person does not tell you but you suspect that they are being abused, you can contact social services or the police. You may want to talk to the More…

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