For those who are hard of hearing or deaf, we have put together a collection of resources to look through whilst you are waiting for a conversation to start.
The mirror - grounding exercise
For: All ages | PDF | Guides us to the present through non-judgemental mindfulness. Helpful for when we feel overwhelmed, intensely anxious, or disconnected from your surroundings.
NHS 111 BSL Interpreter
For: All ages | The interpreter telephones an NHS 111 adviser and relays your conversation with them. The NHS 111 adviser will ask you questions to assess your symptoms, then give you the healthcare advice you need or direct you straightaway to the local service that can help you best.
For: The Deaf Community | Deaf Mental Health Services | Multiple services available for the deaf community covering the UK, includes both NHS or Privately Paid counselling services.
Action For Deafness - Audiology Services
For: Deaf, deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired | Website | Subscription Service | how to register to contact emergency services via text.
For: Any age | App | Self Help | AI Support | Youper is a free app that can allow the user to track their mood, and engage in conversation with an AI that uses CBT and mindfulness techniques.