Feeling snowed under? A guide to surviving Christmas

This booklet gives some handy hints and tips for surviving the festive season as well as useful information and telephone numbers in case you need support.

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We all recognise that Christmas and New Year are times of great celebration providing people with an opportunity to come together, exchange gifts, share memories and show friends and family how important they are to us.

However, it is almost impossible to get through Christmas without experiencing some level of stress.

For many it can be a time that brings financial pressure, stress, loneliness and can remind us of sad times in our lives.

There are practical steps which we can take all year round to look after your own and others' mental health. Here are just a few:

  • Don't over indulge
  • Take time for relaxation
  • Fit in some time for exercise such as a gentle walk
  • If you can try to be around other people

This booklet gives some handy hints and tips for surviving the festive season as well as useful information and phone numbers in case you need support. Download the booklets by clicking on the image at the top of the page.

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