Useful links

Further information about pain

Pain Toolkit  www.paintoolkit.co.uk

Arthritis Care  www.arthritiscare.org.uk

Arthritis Research UK  www.arthritisresearchuk.org

Pain concern www.painconcern.org.uk

British Pain Society www.britishpainsociety.org

Live well With Pain Footsteps Festival https://my.livewellwithpain.co.uk/festival/

Further information about conditions and treatment options

NHS Choices  www.nhs.uk

Further information about healthy eating

Change 4 life  www.nhs.uk/change4life

Further information about mental health issues

Samaritans

If you need to talk to someone, in your own way, about anything that is bothering you, the Samaritans can offer you free support.  Call 116 123 from any telephone to receive free, confidential support, visit www.samaritans.org or email jo@samaritans.org

Healthy Minds

Healthy Minds is open to anyone with a Bury GP.  They provide treatment for anyone who is experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks.  You can refer yourself to Healthy Minds at:

https://healthyminds.penninecare.nhs.uk/

or by telephoning 0161 253 5258

The Sanctuary

The sanctuary is a 24 hour mental health crisis line. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (for clients over 18 years old only). Call 0300 003 7029

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Calm is a charity dedicated to reducing male suicide. Call 0800 58 58 58 or web chat at www.thecalmzone.net

PAPYRUS

For children, teenagers and young people up to 35 who are feeling suicidal and need support. Visit online  www.papyrus-uk.org, call 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209697. (Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, Weekend: 2pm-10pm, bank holidays: 2pm-5pm).

Silverline

The Silver Line is a free, confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Visit online at www.thesilverline.org.uk or call 0800 470 8090.