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How to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak

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A mental health crisis (sometimes also called a mental health emergency) is when a person’s mental or emotional state worsens quickly. It often means that you no longer feel able to cope or be in control of your situation.

A mental health crisis or emergency can be a frightening experience, you may feel scared, overwhelmed or alone but the important thing to remember is that you are not alone and there is support available to help you feel better.

Whether you experience a sudden deterioration of an existing mental health problem or are experiencing problems for the first time, the most important thing is to reach out for help.

We are here to provide help and support, please get in touch if you need urgent help.

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You can help us to improve our services by giving feedback, by providing support to others or becoming a member or a governor. There are lots of other exciting involvement opportunities such as, taking part in planning and research projects, joining steering groups and helping us to recruit the right people for the right jobs.

Whatever level of expertise and knowledge you have, or how much time you can spare, your contribution will be invaluable. All you need is an interest in mental health and learning disabilities services and plenty of enthusiasm! As well as helping us to develop our services, you could learn some new skills and improve your own confidence.

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We provide specialist mental health and learning disability services to people in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and Low Secure Forensic Service in York which serve the regional population. Some of our specialist services accept referrals from across the country.

Our vision is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice. Our ambition is to support our service users and carers, our staff and the communities we serve to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

We need people like you to help us achieve our goals; to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination; and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health. Could a rewarding career in mental health and learning disability care be for you?

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