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All About You

Right now, how are you feeling?

 

That’s a real question – how are you actually feeling?

Making decisions about your future can feel overwhelming and confusing. It's often hard to know where to start and you are not alone in this feeling.

We understand that, so we are here to support you in not only making a plan for your next steps, but also in making sure you feel that your head is in the right space for the journey ahead.

Below you will find advice on mental health and wellbeing and money and benefits.

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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:

 
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Through this Directory you can access details of local mental health services. 

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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.

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HotSW Jobs Launchpad

Sign-posting support for young people and their families 

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KOOTH

Kooth is your online mental wellbeing community. Access free, safe and anonymous support.

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Young Devon

Here to help.  Supporting young people in Plymouth with their mental health and skills and accommodation needs

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The Zone

Are you experiencing anxiety, worry or stress? Need to talk to someone who can offer support and advice?

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Devon Mind

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:

 
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A community-based directory with a focus on health, social and wellbeing services to help and support people living in Plymouth.

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Citizens Advice Plymouth 

Helping people to resolve their problems, from spanning debt and employment to consumer and housing plus everything in between. 

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Improving Lives Plymouth 

We run information, advice and support services for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.  

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Centre Point

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.  

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Rethink Mental Illness

Living with a mental health condition can make managing money and securing work more difficult., find the support you need here.

What's next?