Join an iDiscover activity
We offer lots of free activities to help you to live well and learn new things. All our activities have been created with children, young people and those who care for them. They are a great way to find out more about who you are.
Our activities can include workshops, courses, webinars and more.
Get some vibes
Music can have a positive impact on our mental wellbeing. Our CAMHS team has put together a playlist of songs that make them smile. Check it out:
What songs make you smile? Let us know and we will add them to our next playlist
Try some apps and other tools
Try some prompt cards and worksheets
We have developed some worksheets, promo cards and other tips, that some people find helpful.
How about some online support?
STOPP is CBT in a nutshell. Learn this one key skill and you can start to take control of your emotions and your life.
How about trying some apps?
Note: NHFT provides the following links as suggested tools. We cannot take any responsibility for content provided on third-party websites.
Rabit – habit tracker and goals planner
Self care and mental health care
Find some inspiration
We have brought together some of the best ideas, inspiration and quotes on our Pinterest board.
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Find powerful influencers
The young people we work with have picked out some of the social media influencers who inspire them. Let us know who else you think should be on this list by emailing
Body positivity and eating disorders
Recovery Connor – body positivity and eating disorder advocate
You can head to the Recovery Connor's Instagram or listen to his podcast to find out more about eating disorders and body positivity.
Jay Shetty – body and mind positivity advocate and author
You can access Jay Shetty's website or his YouTube channel to find out more about body and mind positivity or listen to his podcast On Purpose.
Hope Virgo – body positivity and eating disorder advocate
You can access Hope Virgo's website or her Twitter or Instagram for more information on body positivity and how she overcame her eating disorder.
PsychologywithLee – mental health awareness
You can access Psychology with Lee on her Instagram.
Honestly Holisitic – anxiety and wellbeing
You can access Honestly Holisitic's Instagram to find out more about how to manage anxiety.
The Depression Project – breaking down stigma on depression and mental health
You can access The Depression Project's website for more information about their work against mental health stigma. Find out more about The Depression Project on their Facebook, Instagram,and TikTok channels.
Anonymous Positive Love – positivity and quotes
You can access Anonymous Positive Love on Instagram.
The Good Quote – wellbeing and motivation
You can access the Good Quote on Instagram.
Read new ideas and updates
Some helpful tips
Things that can help keep you mentally well
- Good physical health, eating well, exercising
- Going outside and getting some fresh air
- Taking part in activities, joining groups or classes in something you enjoy
Other important factors that can help keep you mentally well
- Feeling valued and understood
- Having opportunities to learn and succeed
- Feeling you have control over your own life
- Having a sense of belonging
- Having the strength to cope when things go wrong
- Recognising what you are good at and your strengths
Read new ideas
Thinkng about new ideas and reading about other people's can help improve how we feel. Check out our blog for inspiration and ideas.
Relax and game
Here are some of favourite relaxing games:
Note: NHFT provides the following links as suggested tools. We cannot take any responsibility for content provided on third-party websites or apps. NHFT does not endorse any adverts that appear on this third-party content.
Numpuz – classic number games and free riddle puzzle
You can access Numpuz on the Google Play store here
You can access Numpuz on the Apple app store here
Watch and listen
Watch a video
We have put together some great videos full of tips and advice.
Listen to podcasts
These are some of our favourite podcasts. Find these on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
Note: NHFT provides the following podcasts as suggested tools. We cannot take any responsibility for content provided on third-party podcasts
- Get Sleepy with Spotify podcast
- Good Vibes, Good Life with Vex King
- Happy Place with Fearne Cotton
- I-Weigh with Jameela Jamil
- Mental: Destigmatise Mental Health
- Mindful in Minutes
- Open Mind with Frankie Bridge
- Radio Headspace by Headspace
- Recovery Connor
- The Introvert's Bubble
- The Self Care Club
- The Waiting Room with Dr Alex George