- Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – theme of loneliness, so we are encouraged to ‘Lift someone out of loneliness’ as part of the Better Health – Every Mind Matters campaign.
- Keep Your Head keep-your-head.com website provides information on mental health and wellbeing support and local services available for young people and adults across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
- How Are You (H.A.Y.) haycambspboro.co.uk is an interactive local website that brings together information on activities and support available in your local community to help boost mental health and wellbeing.
- Lifeline – lifecraft.org.uk – Free, confidential helpline that you can call anonymously to talk to a trained volunteer. Lifeline is available daily 11am-11pm and can be reached by calling 0808 808 2121.
- Mind – CPSLMind, cpslmind.org.uk – A mental health charity providing a range of services and support for people suffering with mental health problems and promoting positive mental health across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
- Qwell and Kooth – Free online wellbeing services offering chat-based counselling, peer support and self-help. qwell.io – for ages 18+ www.kooth.com – for ages 11-25
- Crisis support – NHS 111 Option 2 – If you feel you are in a mental health crisis, urgent support is available in our area 24/7 through 111. Simply dial 111 and select option 2. You will be put through to a trained advisor who will speak to you and discuss your current mental health needs.
- Psychological Wellbeing Service – Psychological therapy for mild to moderate depression or anxiety for anyone aged 17+. You do not need a diagnosis to access the service and can self-refer by visiting cpft.nhs.uk/psychological-wellbeing-service
Parents who have children with mental health problems may find the following podcast helpful: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0016pr0
National Dementia Hub – 0333 150 3456 Open 7 days a week
- Dementia Adviser for East Cambs is Tracey Ralph who can be emailed at: tracey.ralph@alzheimer’s.org.uk