The following are all local groups and charities we work alongside, who may be able to provide further support.

 

Branches:

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Branches provide peer support for those experiencing mental health issues. They provide:

-24/7 Phone Support

- Peer-led drop-in/open access

- Service user involvement

- Volunteering Opportunities

- Educational Courses and Training

- Listening Service

- Calm Café

-Mutual Aid Groups

 

For more information call 01952 899205, or email kelly.middleton@tacteam.org.uk

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CHEC (Community Health and Enterprise Centre):

CHEC

CHEC is a Madeley based resource centre that offers signposting, information and resources on health and wellbeing, as well as various courses and activities.

http://chec-telford.co.uk                            01952 582659

 

 

 

Learning for Wellbeing:

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Learning for Wellbeing offer a range of free courses designed to help adults to improve their wellbeing.   Courses are normally 4 to 6 sessions long and rotate. Call 01952 382888, or visit http://www.telfordjobbox.co.uk/jobboxsite/site/scripts/documents_info.aspx?categoryID=10&documentID=19]

 

 

Recovery College: recoverycollege

The South Staffordshire and Shropshire Wellbeing and Recovery College offer recovery-focused education and training. All courses are fully co-produced and co-delivered by a peer trainer (with lived experience of either mental health challenges, learning disabilities and/or caring) and a trainer with relevant professional experience, working in partnership. You can call 01785 257888 ext: 8607 for more details, or visit http://www.recoverycollegesssft.co.uk/

 

 

Healthy Lifestyles Hub: healthy telford

The healthy lifestyles hub offers help and support with smoking, weight, diet and exercise, as well as providing a free lifestyle screen. Call 01952 382582, or contact healthylifestyles@telford.gov.uk

http://www.telford.gov.uk/info/20087/healthy_telford/687/healthy_lifestyle_hub

 

 

 

Alcohol and Substance Misuse Support:

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Aquarius offers a first point of contact for anyone dealing with alcohol or substance misuse concerns. Call 0300 456 4291, or visit http://aquarius.org.uk/telford-wrekin/

 

 

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For advice and support around Domestic Abuse, you can contact West Mercia Women’s Aid via their website www.westmerciawomensaid.org/.  They also offer a free 24 hour helpline on 0800 783 1359.

 

Male victims of Domestic Abuse can contact the ManKind initiative via http://new.mankind.org.uk/ or 01823 334244.mankind

 

 

Live Well With Nature

There is growing evidence that accessing nature has multiple health benefits and in return nature benefits from receiving the care and attention required to ensure its long-term future.  Shropshire Wildlife Trust offer a 12 week nature-base programmes are free for anyone (aged 18+) living in Telford & Wrekin who want to improve their health & wellbeing.  More information can be found on their website here.

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