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Mental Health

Information and links relating to Mental Health

The most common mental health problems include addictions, anxiety, depression (including bi-polar disorder) and eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Often these are a reaction to a difficult life event, for example moving house, bereavement or problems at work.

Some simple ideas to boost your mood include:-

  • Express yourself artistically;
  • Take more exercise - a brisk walk can be particularly effective;
  • Try relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation;
  • Improve your time management;
  • Try to change the way you think and do something positive.

Steps 2 Change

Steps 2 Change provides a first point of contact for people aged 18 and over who wish to access mental health and learning disability services in Lincolnshire.

Designed for both routine or urgent referrals and enquiries, the single point of access contact centre is staffed by fully qualified and skilled healthcare professionals 24 hours a day, seven days' a week, 365 days' a year. The team provides advice and guidance through a triage process, where the urgency of care required is assessed.

For further information please speak to your GP or call the Single Point of Access 0303 123 4000.