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Mental health

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Mental Health in times of lockdown looks at various factors that may contribute to mental health problems for patients, including grief, domestic abuse and increased alcohol intake. It also outlines ways that GPs can help patients through the challenges they may be facing during this time. 

New Online Counselling Service for Adults

South East London CCG and Integrated Care System has just commissioned Qwell,
a free, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing service for adults from
digital mental health pioneers Kooth

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The site is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
(BACP) and offers early preventative care and support without any prior thresholds to
meet. Adults aged 26 years of age can receive counselling sessions from qualified counsellors
via an online chat-based platform.


Chats can either be accessed through a drop-in service, or pre-booked sessions from
any connected device.
The site is open 24 hours a day; one-to-one counselling sessions with a qualified counsellor


are available from 12-noon until 10pm on weekdays, and from 6pm until 10pm on
weekends.


To learn more about the newly launched Qwell contract in your area you can attend a
webinar via this link

Solidarity in a Crisis provides an out of hours peer support service for Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark
Monday to Friday 6pm to 12 midnight. Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 12 midnight.Call: 0300 123 1922
Text: 0788 9756 087 or 0788 9756 083
Email: outofhours-solidarity@certitude.org.uk

One-to-one support for those who feel life is no longer worth living is available from The Listening Place.

Wellbeing

  • Every Mind Matters is an NHS website providing support to look after mental health. Campaign Materials: PHE Campaign and resources for adult wellbeing during the COVID-19.
  • Good thinking is a website produced by the Mayor of London and PHE with a range of support and advice available for Londoners

Mental Health at Work

A free gateway to documents, guides, tips, videos, courses, podcasts, templates and information from organisations across the UK, all aimed at helping get to grips with workplace mental health.

They have produced a toolkit with specific information about mental health during Covid and working from home.

The have also produced support for frontline workers including those in education, health, social care, emergency services or any other essential work.

Support for those in Social Care

A website including a helpline and mental well-being apps for people working in social care

Alcohol misuse

Crisis

Children and young people

Imparts Programme Covid-19 Advice and Support

PTSD