AXA Wellbeing Portal
Via the Crew Portal
You can get extra support through the employee assistance programme (EAP) located in our base countries. Simply call them to have a chat about your situation and feelings. With absolute confidentiality, they’ll listen, advise and help you.
The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) is the professional association and registered trade union established to represent the interests of all UK pilots. The association holds the largest collective resource of commercial pilot qualification and experience in the UK.
Aeromedical examiner section - http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=21
Various documents for download at www.caa.co.uk/medical
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same.
Headspace is an online resource which promotes mindfulness and practical meditation techniques by web resources and podcast. Widely used within the pilot community it can help with a wide range of scenarios, including sleep and resilience.
Mind is a UK based charity which aims to provide support and advice for all mental health problems. Mind is a great resource and provides immediate advice and support.
National Debtline a debt advice charity, with experts who care
Free help and advice on dealing with your debt in England and Wales
www.nationaldebtline.org or 0808 808 4000
Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and your family tips on healthy living.
Project Waypoint is an online resource for pilots. It seeks to address mental health topics within aviation as well as the psychological impact of specific aspects of the job (e.g. SIM Anxiety). At present you can view the demonstration topic of Depression.
ReThink Mental Illness
Our Advice Service offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care & treatment.
The Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the UK and Ireland. You can access them through their confidential helpline or website.
Association supporting the orphans of Pilot and Cabin Crew parents.
If you have used, or are aware of resources that could be helpful for your colleagues, please get in touch and let us know.