NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

Police Treatment Centres – Retired Officer Wellbeing Programme

A one week structured programme designed specifically for those who have retired from the Police Family and have a formal diagnosis of mild to moderate anxiety and depression. Please note, this Programme is not intended to address symptoms of PTSD which require a longer input. Follow the link below for further information. Police Treatment Centres […]

Police Mutual – Blue Monday Wellbeing Guide – 20th December 2022

  January is usually the month when you understand just how much Christmas has cost you. Every year, thousands of us dread the credit card bulls arriving and this is when the financial hangover from Christmas becomes realist. This is to be expected, as Christmas is the most expensive time of the year, with many […]

Health Assured App – 13th November 2022

Police Mutual have partnered with Health Assured to offer retired officers and their family access to the Health Assured App for free. The Health and Wellbeing Mobile App provides an enhanced set of wellbeing tools designed to improve the user’s mental and physical health by using personal metrics to set goals and achievements Wellness Weekly […]

Wellbeing toolkit

  This toolkit, developed by Police Mutual, is designed to support you to find resources and insights that will enable you to function better and change some patterns of behaviour that may be holding you back from enjoying life. To access this practical guide to improving well-being, please click the logo.

Mental Health – Beating the Blues

Tips to help you cope Lots of people get depressed at this time of year, or suffer from “the winter blues”. The medical name for this winter depression is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affecting around 2 million people in the UK. So if the short, dark days are getting you down, what can you do […]

Boost your wellbeing in winter

Six ways to stay healthy this winter It may be cold outside, but winter needn’t be the unhealthiest time of year. Here are some tips to help you keep healthy and fit, no matter what the weather’s like… 1. Banish winter tiredness – Many people feel tired and sluggish during winter due to the lack of […]

Beat the winter blues

At this time of year, a lack of sunlight can affect our mood, energy levels and appetite, and leads many people to suffer from a form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Here are some suggestions to help you cope with this condition: Exercise and eat well – Keep physically active during the winter […]

How to manage your stress

You can help protect yourself from stress in a number of ways: • Eat healthily. A healthy diet will reduce the risks of diet-related diseases. Also, there’s a growing amount of evidence showing how food affects our mood. Feelings of wellbeing can be protected by ensuring that our diet provides adequate amounts of brain nutrients […]

Balancing work life and home life

A healthy work-life balance is essential for protecting your mental health against the effect of work-related stress. Here are some styeps you can take to help yourself achieve a health work-life balance. Be flexible. More and more employers offer flexible working conditions. If starting earlier in the day or working from home would help, ask […]