Self-help and useful resources

For information on a range of support services please click on the links below:
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Anxiety and depression

The websites below have useful guides on common mental health problems, with tips and strategies about improving your wellbeing.
A selection of online resources about anxiety and depression.
https://ecouch.anu.edu.au/welcome

A selection of leaflets and guides
http://www.getselfhelp.co.uk

A selection of booklets, including leaflets in other languages.
http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp

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Carers

Southwark Carers: one-to-one guidance and support, advice on returning to work and education, and activity groups designed to help carers.

Address: Southwark Carers, 3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church, 54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
Telephone: 020 7708 4497
Email: info@southwarkcarers.org.uk

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Domestic Violence

Solace: a service offering therapy, advocacy, accommodation, and a rape crisis specialist service for women and men who have experienced domestic or sexual violence, as well as creative therapy, support and advocacy for children who have experienced or witnessed domestic or sexual violence.

Address: Southwark Wellbeing Hub, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA
Telephone: 020 7593 1290 (general enquiry) OR 0808 802 5565 (advice helpline)
Email: southwark@solacewomensaid.org

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Drug & Alcohol issues

Change Grow Live: holistic support on stopping or reducing drug and alcohol use.

Address: CGL Southwark, 146 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EE
Telephone: 0208 629 23 48 or 0203 404 7699
Email address: cgl.southwark@cgl.org.uk

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Legal and Consumer Worries

Citizen’s Advice Bureau offers free, confidential advice and information that can help you with any legal or consumer issues. To contact an advisor:

Nation Advice line (England): 0800 144 8848
Available: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (closed on public holidays). Calls to Adviceline are free from mobiles and landlines.

(If you can't hear or speak on the phone, you can type what you want to say: 18001 then 0800 144 8884. You can use Relay UK with an app or a textphone. There’s no extra charge to use it).

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We can usually help between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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Support for LGBTQ+ Mental Health

London Friend - London-based LGBTQ+ charity offering counselling and group support, including the Antidote clinic for those struggling with drugs and/or alcohol.

CliniQ - holistic sexual health, mental health and wellbeing service for trans & non-binary people, partners and friends.

Spectra - sexual health & well-being services for trans and non-binary people.

Mermaids UK - helping gender-diverse young people and their families.

Naz - offering sexual health and mental wellbeing support for BAME LGBTQ+ people.

Galop - offering support to LGBTQ+ people experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Switchboard LGBT Helpline - helpline and chat service for LGBTQ+ mental health and wellbeing.

London LGBTQ Community Centre - Southwark-based community centre offering support and a range of social activities for local LGBTQ+ people.

Metro - charity offering counselling and other support to LGBTQ+ people.

Please also enquire about the LGBTQ Wellbeing Group that we offer in Talking Therapies Southwark.
Email david.hambrook@slam.nhs.uk for more information.

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Money Worries

Are finances affecting your mental health? Citizen’s Advice Bureau offers free, confidential advice and information that can help you with any money issue. To contact an advisor:

National Advice line (England): 0800 144 8848
Available: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (closed on public holidays). Calls to Adviceline are free from mobiles and landlines.

(If you can't hear or speak on the phone, you can type what you want to say: 18001 then 0800 144 8884. You can use Relay UK with an app or a textphone. There’s no extra charge to use it).

Talk to an advisor online
Talk to us about a debt problem - we can usually help between 8am and 7pm, Monday to Friday.

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Older adults

Linkage Southwark provides befriending, activities and practical help to Southwark residents aged 60 and over.

Telephone: 020 8299 2623.
Email info@linkagesouthwark.org