Help us to be there to support mental wellbeing
Here are some website links you may find useful; from NHS providers to charities.
Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney and Wellbeing Suffolk provide a range of support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress. Their services are free and are available to people aged 16 and over living in Norfolk & Waveney, and for people of all ages in Suffolk. Tel: 0300 123 1503; Website.
Information, advice and support for children, young people, families and professionals. Tel: 0345 600 2090 (Monday to Friday 8am to 7.30pm); or visit their website.
Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with the much misunderstood and devastating condition of bipolar, their families and carers. For more information visit the website or call 020 7931 6480.
Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. They work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress. Visit the website for the latest information.
Advocacy is about your voice being heard. Advocates support you to speak up, or they might speak up on your behalf if needed. Advocacy is totally free, independent and confidential.
What will your advocate do? Listen to what you want and work with you to: Get your voice heard, understand your rights, get information you need, explore your options, make your own choices.
The NHS Complaints Advocacy Service is a free and independent service that can help you make a complaint about local NHS services. The dedicated website has a wide range of information to support you to make an NHS complaint by yourself. NHS Complaints Advocacy helpline; 0300 330 5454 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm).
To contact the Suffolk County Council or for more information, click here.
For nearly 30 years, Suffolk Family Carers have provided information, advice and support to thousands of family carers. Click here for more information and support.
Offers patient information about mental health conditions and the treatments available to help make informed decisions about choosing the right medicine. Conditions covered include Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol disorders, ADHD and many more. This website is provided by the National Institute for Mental Health in England.
Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. There's more information on how to sign up here.