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  Healthy Living    
     
 

There are some simple things you can do to help boost your mood, build resilience to cope with lifes ups and downs and alleviate mild mental health problems. Practice the Five Ways to Wellbeing - Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give.

• Take regular exercise. Exercise improves mood, gives you more energy and helps you to sleep better and relax more.
• Avoid taking drugs that can alter mood and cut down on alcohol intake.
• Make time to pursue hobbies and interests.
• Spend time with friends and people close to you. Stay in touch and try not to isolate yourself.
• Focus on the positive and try to learn from life's difficulties.
• Be kind to yourself. Take time out to relax, do things you enjoy and focus on your positive qualities.

 
     
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  Southwark Guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing    
     
 

Southwark Guide to Mental Wellbeing - This guide offers a selection of services available for Southwark residents which will help you to improve your wellbeing.

You can view the PDF guide here > (right click to download)

 
     
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  Southwark Wellbeing Workshops & Hub    
     
 

Find out more about the various workshops available on improving self confidence, improving sleep and handling stress.

Southwark Wellbeing Hub > Provide support and advice to anyone in the borough who is worried about their wellbeing or someone close to them. Call 0203 751 9684 or email southwarkhub@together-uk.org

Click here for more information > or download the PDF here > (right click to download)

 
     
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  Southwark Psychological Therapies Service    
     
 

For people suffering from all levels of depression and anxiety this is self referral service offering services ranging from guided self help to one to one session with a psychologist. The service is run from many different sites across Southwark, mainly in GP surgeries. Referrals can be made directly by calling:

0203 228 2194 or emailing slm-tr.SPTS@nhs.net
More information can be found by visiting SLaM >

Big White Wall > is an online service for people experiencing emotional distress including anxiety, depression, sleep issues.

 
     
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  Money Worries Causing You Stress?    
     
 

Southwark CAB > Southwark Citizens Advice helps people to resolve a range of problems around benefits, debt, housing and employment.

Southwark Council Benefits and Support > A service to ensure your benefits are correct, help claim for new benefits and rectify mistakes.

Capitalise Debt Advice > Money advice for those living in London.

 

 
     
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  Books on Prescription    
     
 

Self-help books can be very effective in helping with emotional or psychological problems. These books have been recommended by psychologists and counsellors and can be borrowed from any Southwark Library. The scheme enables high quality self-help books to be prescribed by GPs and other health professionals. More information on SLam website >

 
     
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  Telefono de La Esperanza    
     
 

Telefono de La Esperanza > is a helpline for LatinAmerican or Spanish speaking people offering support in emotional crisis and provide workshops for people who are struggling with family problems.

Ring 0207 733 0471 or email info@telefonodelaesperanza.org.uk

 
     
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  Help for Young People    
     
 

The Well Centre > For young people 13-20 years. Drop in for youth worker, counsellor or doctor services and no appointment needed.

Faces in Focus > A young people’s counselling service for 11-25 year olds in live, study or work in Lambeth or Southwark. Call 0207 403 2444.

 
     
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  Feeling in Crisis & Don't Know Where to Turn?    
     
 

If you feel at risk of hurting yourself or someone else, please contact your GP Practice, the GP’s out of hours service, the SLaM Crisis Support > 24 hour information line on 0800 731 2864, or go to your local A&E at St Thomas' Hospital or King's College Hospital, all of which are there to help.

Contact Solidarity in a Crisis / Certitude > for out of hours peer support - Freephone 0300 123 1922. Monday to Friday 6pm til midnight and Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 12 midnight.

 
   
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