Wellbeing and mental health for Adult Carers

Caring for someone can take its toll on your mental health & wellbeing.  Looking after yourself is often forgotten, but vital to ensure you can continue to care for your loved one.  You can not pour from an empty jug!

Looking after yourself

Looking after yourself involves looking after your relationships, your health and your wellbeing. When you are focused on caring, it’s easy to forget or run out of time to focus on yourself. Therefore, it is important to make time for yourself

Emergency/urgent help

If you need mental health support your GP is generally the best place to start. However, if you feel that you can not wait, feel very distressed or think that you can not keep yourself or someone else safe then you should choose one of the following options