Healthy Minds is an NHS service aimed at supporting people, aged 16 and over, who are experiencing problems such as stress, anxiety, low mood and depression. They help people improve their mental wellbeing through a range of interventions such as short courses, online therapies, and guided self-help.
Telephone: 01905 766124
The Reach4Wellbeing Team is part of the Starting Well Service in Worcestershire. We promote and support emotional wellbeing for children and young people aged 5-19 years old.
If you’ve got stuff going on at home or at school, it can be tough trying to figure it out by yourself. Children and Young People’s Counselling can help you talk over any difficult issues and think about what you’d like to do.
Telephone: 01905 28051
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393
Are you 13 - 16 years old?
Want to know who can make decisions about your health?
Do you have concerns about your health and want to know how to get confidential advice?
Want to know if we can talk to your mum and dad about your health?
Find out the answers by reading the following guide or ask in reception for a copy.
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.
ESCAPE pain 6 week programme
ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain, that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant.
Telephone: 01527 881404
Living Well in Worcestershire
Independence Trust is an organisation that has a long history of providing services across Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire. Our aim is to build and sustain total wellbeing. This includes a range of options around strengthening people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing.
View the booklet
Stop Smoking Support
If you require help to stop smoking please contact your local pharmacy who offer a range of smoking cessation services.
The NHS website also offers useful advice and support to help you quit.
Bring your little ones along to sleep/watch/ play whilst you get a happy, buzzing workout to Latin and pop music.
Its a great way to start your week and no experience required!
Baby Buddy App
Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.
Download from: play.google.com
Download from: itunes.apple.com
They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.
Telephone: 020 7378 4999
Briefings for Carers
Briefings for Carers Poster: Recognising Deterioration
Fancy Getting Fitter?
Redditch Borough Council offer a wide variety of community exercise sessions including: Parkrun, Couch to 5k, Cycling, Tai Chi, Strength and Balance classes, Escape-pain, over 50's classes, Zumba, Walking Football and more..
Click the link below to find out more.
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation - Child Sexual Abuse
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse.
They work closely with frontline workers and professionals such as police officers, social workers and education staff to ensure children are as safe as they can be.
We keep children safe in all our work.
They work with entire families that have been affected by sexual abuse including: young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; adult male and female sexual abusers; victims of abuse and other family members.
They offer a broad range of services for professionals and members of the public and we run the confidential Stop It Now! helpline.
Their confidential helpline number is 0808 1000 900
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.
Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Tai Chi for Dementia
Slow and flowing repetitive movements make this class particularly suitable for people living with dementia or cognitive impairment. Originating in ancient China, tai chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body
Carers can come along and join in for free or take a break and enjoy a cuppa and a chat.
Telephone: 01527 881404
Keep Active 50+ exercise classes
Physical activity and exercise can help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. As you get older, it becomes even more important to remain active if you want to stay healthy and maintain your independence. Find out about local sessions that are available.
Enter your postcode to find a Run Together session close to you.
There are lot’s of Fun Groups, and sessions for Babies, Pre School Children and Parents/Carers. These are all run by outside providers within the locality.
Swanswell Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service
Swanswell are a charity run service aimed at helping individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Patients are encouraged to self refer using the resources below:
Telephone: 0300 303 8200
If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline, in complete confidence.
Telephone: 0300 123 1110
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Telephone: 0800 917 7650
Talk to Frank
If you have a problem with drugs Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.
Telephone: 0300 123 6600