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Mental Health & Wellbeing: general support and resources

A selection of resources and signposting that address wellbeing, we would welcome FST Members to get in touch to share further resources, case studies or to suggest further topics that could be included. If you would like to get in touch with us to share suggestions or queries regarding this page then please email hello@scottishtheatre.org and mark your subject line ‘Wellbeing Resources’.

NHS (Scotland and UK)
Support and information on accessing mental health services within the NHS.

How to access mental health services
Mental wellbeing audio guides
Every Mind Matters | One You, further advice on looking after your mental health and wellbeing

Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. MIND campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Supporting yourself with information & support
Helping someone else
Taking care of yourself, five ways to wellbeing

ArtsMinds is a collaboration between BAPAM, Equity, The Stage and Spotlight – four entertainment industry organisations who reach thousands of performers and creative practitioners working across all art forms in the UK.

Mental Health information hub
Worried about your health?
Worried about someone else?

The Theatre Helpline
A free, independent and confidential phone and email service that provides support to people working in the theatre industry. The Theatre Helpline is open 24/7 and trained staff are available to offer support and signposting on any topic which affects your well-being, including but not limited to Bullying or harassment; Physical health, Mental health and wellbeing; Injury and mobility problems; Issues with employment or unemployment; Career issues; including professional development and training; Retirement and care in later life, Debt and financial issues

Find out more at The Theatre Helpline.