All About You
Right now, how are you feeling?
That’s a real question – how are you actually feeling?
We get that this year has potentially turned your world and possibly your future upside down.
From lockdown social isolation, not sitting your exams, worrying about results, to being furloughed and facing redundancy, there have been some massive changes to life that no one could have foreseen.
We understand it’s difficult to carry on as if nothing’s happened – and naturally you may be worried about your next steps.
Make sure you’re ready to get back out there
If you’re feeling anxious, confused, lost, overwhelmed that’s ok, you are not alone.
Many young people are finding it hard to cope right now and that’s where we can help too.
We recognise that before you can move forward, you need to make sure your head is in the right place.
If you feel you need support with your mental health and well-being before getting to grips with getting on with your life Skills Launchpad Plymouth can help. Locally and nationally there are some amazing organisations dealing with just the sort of issues you may be experiencing.
You are not alone, take the next steps here to find the help you may need.
Mental Health and Well-Being Support Services available include:
NHS Mental Health and Wellbeing
If you're feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, or just want to feel happier, we're here to help with support.
Kooth is your online mental wellbeing community. Access free, safe and anonymous support.
Here to help. Supporting young people in Plymouth with their mental health and skills and accommodation needs
Are you experiencing anxiety, worry or stress? Need to talk to someone who can offer support and advice?
Devon Mind is an independent local mental health charity: advice, information and support to empower anyone over the age of 18 living in Devon who may be experiencing a mental health problem.
What’s troubling you?
"How am I going to pay my rent and bills? My credit cards are maxed. Confused whether I can claim? I’m worried and my family are financially struggling too..."
These are just a few of the worries affecting many of us right now. You may need to start earning to get things sorted, but until then you can’t get your head around getting ready to work – it can become a vicious circle.
Don’t panic, the help you need to guide you through these challenging times is right here.
Our city is home to a brilliant collection of organisations that can help you cope with the overwhelming concerns you might have at the moment, with support for people with disabilities and long term health issues.
Get things back on track, starting here.
Money and Benefits advice services available include:
Citizens Advice Plymouth
Helping people to resolve their problems, from spanning debt and employment to consumer and housing plus everything in between.
Improving Lives Plymouth
We run information, advice and support services for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.
Youth homelessness charity, working with young people aged between 16 and 25. The service is available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday on 0808 800 0661.