© Chilwell Valley and Meadows Practice
The Valley Surgery
81 Bramcote Lane
Nottingham NG9 4ET
We are now registered as a Park Run Practice. Information on our local weekly events and how to register can be found on the website below. We hope to see you there taking part! http://www.parkrun.org.uk/beeston/
PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE CANCELLED FOR THE TIME BEING HOWEVER YOU CAN TAKE THE PARKRUN RESOLUTION FOR 2021.
General Data Protection Regulations 2018 Privacy Notice for patients.
These new regulations come into force on 25 May 2018 and it is important that all patients are made aware of them. Further information can be viewed here or you can ask at reception for a copy of this Data Protection Privacy Notice.
Have you experienced
psychosis or other
mental health problems? Do you care for someone with mental
Could real life recovery stories help you? Join a NEON trial -
The compulsory wearing of face covering in shops
Please click on this link for the practice’s policy on requests for letters for exemption.
Volunteers are needed for the EXCEED study, which is looking at the impact of COVID-
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Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust mental health crisis helpline (open 24/7) -
Women’s Aid -
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“Headspace is here to give you the tools and resources to look after your mind. And now, more than ever, it’s time to support those who really need it. If you’re unemployed, you can get a free year of Headspace Plus to help you get back on your feet.”
Your doctor may be able to refer you to an exercise programme.
Upon referral, Health and Wellbeing Coaches will provide weekly support for 12 weeks to patients with low level mental health problems who are referred to the wellbeing team. The Wellbeing Coaches will work 1:1 with clients on a weekly basis to help create new habits to sustain a healthy lifestyle incorporating physical activity, social cohesion and motivational support. Whilst under lockdown restrictions, clients will receive a virtual offer of support (£15 one off payment) which enables access to an exclusive playlist of fitness workouts for an initial 12 weeks. The workouts provide a range of pre-
Nottingham women’s centre -
How to access – Call their reception on 0115 9411 475, or go in person to the centre and ask to book an assessment appointment.
Address: Nottingham Women's Centre, 30 Chaucer Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LP
Central Notts Mind – Offer a low cost, short term counselling service available to individuals aged 18 and over.
How to access: Can self-
Telephone: 01623 658044
Centre for Clinical Interventions – Australian psychology organisation which has a great range of pdf self-
Download the booklets from: https://www.cci.health.wa.gov.au/resources/looking-
Many of these helpful books can be found for free in local libraries under the ‘books on prescription’ scheme (a full list can be found at https://reading-
Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig. Offers a personal, honest and pragmatic account of struggling with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, as well as comforting words, shared wisdom, insight, lists of reasons to keep trying and encouraging tweets from others who have felt suicidal.
Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by Mark Williams and Danny Penman A mindfulness workbook based on the 8-
The DBT skills workbook by Matthew Mckay and Jeffrey Wood – a DIY version of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (recommended by NICE as the gold standard treatment for BPD and for women who self harm, but often very difficult to access in the UK.) Gradually introduces the four skills areas of Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation, Mindfulness and Interpersonal Effectiveness, including exercises and worksheets to fill in along the way. Not only helpful for those diagnosed with BPD but also for anyone struggling with overwhelming emotions, self-
For young people:
Mind your head by Juno Dawson and Dr. Olivia Hewitt – “Juno Dawson leads the way with this frank, factual and funny book, with added information and support from clinical psychologist Dr Olivia Hewitt. Covering topics from anxiety and depression to addiction, self-
Stuff That Sucks: Accepting What You Can't Change and Committing to What You Can by Ben Sedley – “A beautifully designed book aimed at adolescents that will help them deal with painful emotions by drawing on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and presenting them in ways that are eye-
Other national organisations
The Blurt foundation. Charity raising awareness of depression. Offers a weekly email newsletter which encourages self-
Mind Leading UK mental health charity offering a wide range of excellent information on almost every mental health condition, including free, printable pdf booklets such as ‘Understanding Anxiety and Panic attacks’ and ‘How to: coming off psychiatric drugs’. Also has stories and blogs written by people with personal experience of mental health problems, and Elefriends, an online mental health support community.
Also offers an Information and support line:
0300 123 3393
Open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).
Or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anxiety UK -
Phone: 03444 775 774 (Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Crisis Text line UK -
Papyrus HOPELINE UK – Suicide prevention helpline, text and email service for anyone aged under 35 or anyone concerned about a young person. Offers confidential support and practical advice from trained suicide prevention advisers, specifically trained to help people to stay safe from acting on thoughts of suicide.
Call: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07786209697 or
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 10pm bank holidays
Bipolar UK -
OCD UK -
Phone: 0845 120 3778 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)
CALM (Campaign against living miserably) A charity focusing on prevention of male suicide.
Telephone helpline (for men): 0800 58 58 58, 5pm – midnight, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Also offers a webchat option.
SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30 to 10.30pm)
Textcare: comfort and care via text message: http://www.sane.org.uk/textcare
Peer support forum: www.sane.org.uk/supportforum
Drugs and Alcohol
Ask Frank -
Nottingham also has a local service to help those who are affected or are struggling with drugs or alcohol. They can be reached on 0115 9560842
What About Me. The team here offer one to one support for those who are affected by drug use or mental health problems in the family 0115 9691300 ext 16499 email email@example.com
The Hideout – this website helps those who are affected by violence in the home or family www.thehideout.org.uk