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Mental Health

Continuing update 21/10/19

Mental Health Support

Or if you need help, but it's not a crisis, follow the advice from "We Can Talk" by clicking on the link below. There are links to many other useful resources there too.

WE can talk

85258If you’re experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support, 
and would rather use text messages,
then text "Shout" to 85258.
The number is easy to remember - it's just up and down the centre of your keypad.

This is a new service, but very well tried and used in America.
There's lots of information on their website - click here or on the logo.

If you have any new or ongoing concerns regarding your mental health please do not hesitate to book an appointment with a GP.

There is also a range of talking therapies* you can be referred to. The Practice also regularly reviews patients using specific medicines. We will invite you to attend an appointment with either the Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.

* "Talking therapies are treatments which involve talking to a trained professional about your thoughts, feelings and behaviour." This definition is taken from this Mind publication which explains a great deal about the subject.

KoothAre you aged 11 to 18 and need a safe place to talk and get help online? Then sign up to Kooth following the link by clicking on the logo to the left. Kooth provides free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. Kooth's opening hours are Monday to Friday 12pm – 10pm, and Saturday to Sunday 6pm – 10pm.


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