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LAST PUBLISHED 14 November 2022

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Mental wellbeing resources and support aligned with Christian beliefs and teachings.

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Jesus teaches us to call God our Father in the words of the Lord’s Prayer. St John reminds us this is no slip of the tongue as he writes:

"See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are.” JOHN 3:1.

Security in our relationship with our loving creator God is a firm bedrock for sustaining our wellbeing and mental health.

The NHS recommends five ways to help improve your mental health and wellbeing. These five steps integrate well with everyday Christian practice and pattern of faith.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing & Christianity has been designed in collaboration with members of Christian communities, with the support from the Church of England, The Catholic Church, Evangelical Alliance and Churches Together.

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You can read the full Five Ways to Wellbeing & Christianity leaflet in various languages by clicking on the links below:

English

Ehthiopian (Tigrinya)

French

Italian

Polish

Russian

Spanish

Turkish

Simon Hughes, former MP, shares the importance of connecting with God and others as part of the Five ways to wellbeing and Christianity

Rev. Philip Wright, Chaplain at West Ham United FC, shares why maintaining physical health is important

Alfred Banya, Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church, on how faith can support wellbeing

Nicola Pickstone shares how nature can help to improve your mental wellbeing

Rev. Jim Craig, King's College London Chaplain, on why it's important to make time for yourself

Bishop Bartholomew Orji and Rev. Nana Kyei Baffour share why learning is important

Sarah Farrow, King's College London Chaplain, on Connecting with Others

Reverend Ezekiel Samuel shares ways to keep connected with others

As well as the full leaflets available above, information about each of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing is detailed below:

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