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Handling stress

Advice from people about how to handle stress

Most people experience some level of stress on a daily basis. It’s normal to feel stressed or down. But if stress is becoming constant or overwhelming, try some things that have known anti-stress effects.

These videos show people discussing how they cope with stress and how stress affects your body.

Online courses

Silvercloud – Steps for stress

Space from Stress is designed to help you learn new skills to cope with stress, boost your self-esteem, and improve your resilience. It uses interactive exercises, diaries and calendars, and SMART goals to help you plan ahead and deal with stressful situations and events.

There are 8 online modules that you can work through at your own pace. To get the most out of Space from Stress, it’s recommended you spend around an hour per week on your programme.

To access this course, you need to provide your email address, create a password, and type in the following access code:


Sign up for SilverCloud – Space from Stress

Contact your GP practice if:

  • you want to speak to someone about your mental health.

If you need urgent help you can phone 111 and choose the mental health option to speak to the mental health hub. In an emergency phone 999.

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