Health and Wellbeing

From recent research, only four in 10 of those who felt they had an issue with their mental and emotional wellbeing had sought help. And fewer than one in 10 former sports people had sought help for drug, alcohol or gambling problems (The State of Sport Feb 2018).

 

Next Step Foundation has the specialist skills and understanding you need to help you maintain your equilibrium and even thrive. Don’t struggle on yourself, get in touch.

 

 

 

Suicide awareness

 

If you don’t feel like you can keep yourself safe right now, seek immediate help by calling 999 or go to an A&E department. We offer crisis support and care 24 hours a day with our helpline support. Freephone on 0800 917 0014When suicide seems like the only option it’s hard to know where to turn or to believe that there is a solution. You may feel like the only person in the world and isolation seems like the best way to cope; shut yourself away from the world because no-one else understands.  The other side of the coin is that many will view you as the strong one, the successful one “you have everything, so why are you depressed” – how do you ask for help when the world sees you as okay?Your life has worth, it always has, and it always will. With the help of our specialist team, and with counselling, and our tailor-made support plans, we will guide and support you, so you can cope and resolve your thoughts and feelings. click for support >

 

 

 

Depression

 

What is depression? It’s such a commonly used phrase “I’m feeling depressed” but it’s different for everyone that experiences it and it manifests itself differently.  All of us will have days when we’re feeling down, but depression is a constant feeling that doesn’t shift for days, weeks, months sometimes even years.Depression is a real condition, a real illness, and needs treated accordingly. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help and with our help and support you can make a dramatic improvement and get back to “feeling like me again.” click for support >

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