Resources and Links

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Resources and Links

Downloadable Resources

Here you will find some downloadable resources which you may find helpful.  They contain useful tips and advice for improving your own health and wellbeing, motivational posters and inspirational messages. 

 

  • Sandwell's Books of Happiness

In celebration of the annual International Happiness Day, we have been working with many Sandwell residents to produce 'Sandwell's Book of Happiness'.  The books are written and illustrated by Sandwell residents for Sandwell residents and they contain inspirational and moving poetry, images, personal stories and quotes to inspire you to find your own way to happiness and wellbeing. 

Click on the following links to view and download the books:

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             Sandwell's Book of Happiness 2011.pdf

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            Sandwell's Book of Happiness 2012.pdf

 

 

  • 5 Ways to Wellbeing

'5 Ways to Wellbeing' are five simple steps that you can take to improve your wellbeing.  Try incorporating these into your daily life and see what positive difference they can make.   You can involve your children and other family members and make 'collecting all 5' into a whole family activity.

    Connect  -  Be Active  -  Give  -  Keep Learning  -  Take Notice

Download a worksheet for ideas on how you can get your five for wellbeing  Five_Ways_to_Wellbeing_Worksheet.pdf

'5 Ways to Wellbeing' have been developed based on evidence and research undertaken by the New Economics Foundation.

 
  • Jobless Not Hopeless Information Resource

You can download the whole booklet by clicking the following link:  view Jobless_not_hopeless.pdf

 

 Links to Other Useful Websites

 

  •   Sandwell Hub

www.sandwellhub.org


  •  Sandwell Libraires on-line

https://opac-lib.smbc.sandwell.gov.uk/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/LOGINB

 

  •  Sandwell Lifestyle Choices

 http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200222/healthy_sandwell_healthy_you/2341/local_health_services

 

  •  Sandwell Leisure Services

http://www.slt-leisure.co.uk/Default.aspx

 

  •  Action for Happiness

http://www.actionforhappiness.org/

 

  •  BBC's Mental Health Pages

http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/emotional_health/mental_health/

 

  •  Online Mindfulness Courses

http://www.bemindfulonline.com/

 

  •  Sandwell Council Housing Options

http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200226/find_a_home/2527/homeless_or_at_risk_of_losing_your_home


  • Kaleidoscopeplus Community Wellbeing Services

http://www.kaleidoscopeplus.org.uk/wellbeing

  • Black country Parnership foundation Trust

http://www.bcpft.nhs.uk/services/therapy-services/45-counselling-service

Service Directory Search

Self Help & Group Work

Information about a range of fun workshops, self-help programmes and events.

Self Help & Group Work website
One to One

Information about a range of face to face talking and listening services

One to One website
Service Directory

A searchable directory of other local services that may be of interest.

Service Directory website
Harm Prevention

This site is still underconstruction.

Harm Prevention website