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Sources of support while you are waiting

Please keep us informed of any changes to your contact details or changes of name by emailing our team at dpn-trtheLaurels@nhs.net

Organisations that may be able to help

Here are some external organisations, helpful links and apps that might help to support you. Although they may be helpful, we are not responsible for the services or information they provide.

Intercom Trust

A lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans+ charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West

www.intercomtrust.org.uk

MindLine Trans+

0300 330 5468 national helpline Mon and Fri from 8pm to midnight

 

Galop

National LGBT+ anti-violence charity.

Domestic abuse helpline 0800 999 5428 Mon – Fri 10 – 5pm.

Online Resources

Rethink.org

 

www.rethink.org

https://www.rethink.org/advice-and-information/living-with-mental-illness/wellbeing-physical-health/stress-how-to-cope/

Stonewall

www.stonewall.org.uk

https://www.stonewall.org.uk/about-us/news/covid-19-%E2%80%93-how-lgbt-inclusive-organisations-can-help

Transwiki

 

www.transwiki.net

online database of support groups across the UK

Gender Construction Kit

https://genderkit.org.uk  

 

The UK guide to changing things linked to gender

Mental Health Resources

Tools around CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/

 

Useful apps

WellMind 
WellMind is your free NHS mental health and wellbeing app designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression. The app includes advice, tips and tools to improve your mental health and boost your wellbeing.
 
Mood Tools - Depression Aid 
If you are feeling sad, anxious, or depressed, lift your mood with Mood Tools. Mood Tools is designed to help you combat depression and alleviate your negative moods, aiding you on your road to recovery. The app contains several different research-supported tools.
 
SAM: Self-Help for Anxiety Management 
SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection.
                         
Mindshift
An app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.
 
Virtual Hope Box 
A mobile app that includes simple tools to aid coping, relaxation, distraction and positive thinking.
 
Headspace
A mobile app that involves a course of guided meditation.
 
Relaxing Melodies
A relaxation and sleep app that allows you to select sounds and melodies that you like and combine them to create a mix. Lay back, listen, and enjoy falling asleep.
 
Daylio
Daylio enables you to keep a private diary without having to type a single line. Pick your mood and add activities you have been doing during the day. You can also add notes and keep an old school diary. Daylio records and helps you monitor your mood. Keep track of your activities and create patterns to become more productive
 
What's Up?
A fantastic free app utilising some of the best CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) methods to help you cope with Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Stress and more!
 

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