© 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/
Diabetes Support Group
We are a group of Health Professionals who work with people living with Diabetes. We are keen to explore any issues you face and offer advice and support.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or isolated? Or would you welcome an opportunity to talk to others over a cup of tea or coffee? Well, this might be the place for you!
Click on this link for more details
Tablets for fear of flying
Please click on this link to find out why we no longer prescribe these.
Want to book appointments, order repeat medications, see test results or view your medical record online, but you’re not sure how?
The NHS app is the answer and you can sign up for it yourself, or if you would like some help there are drop-
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Research Site Initiative scheme
Click here for Mental health therapy self referral
More mental health therapy information can be found here.
For anyone over 18 in Nottinghamshire: https://www.everyturn.org/talking-
For under 25s in Nottinghamshire: https://nottalone.org.uk
Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust mental health crisis helpline (open 24/7) -
Nottinghamshire Mental Health Helpline: 0300 555 0730 (9am-
Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries provide mental health support to local communities. They are open to anyone 18 and over who feel they are in, or near, a mental health crisis and need a safe space to talk. Each Crisis Sanctuary has trained Crisis Intervention Workers who can provide out-
You can find a leaflet by clicking here.
For survivors of sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse in Nottinghamshire: https://nottssvss.org.uk/
Women’s Aid -
Nottingham Women’s Centre
www.nottinghamwomenscentre.com telephone 07930 825030 (Mon-
Middle Street Resource Centre (Beeston)
Samaritans helpline for help if feeling suicidal 0847 90 90 90
Saneline telephone helpline 0845 767 8000 6-
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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.”
Nottingham Counselling Service
www.nottinghamcounsellingcentre.org.uk telephone: 0115 9501743
Human Flourishing Project free psychotherapy in Nottingham
Refer yourself to an exercise programme.
Liberty Leisure offer an exercise referral scheme which is a discounted gym membership with extra support to help people with low level mental health conditions to improve their lifestyle through regular physical activity. They offer hand-
The Silver Line (support for older people feeling lonely): 0800 4708090
Connect service (for older people or people with a long-
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
If you have lost a loved one or your health is deteriorating, you may find that you are struggling with daily life or feeling lonely. The Connect service can help you by finding information about local services, activities and opportunities. If needed, Connect staff can work with you around money issues, housing problems, health management and other things. This short-
If you, or someone you know, might benefit from the advice and support of Connect, phone:
telephone: 01623 488217
Email address: -
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