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Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Being active

How to get active around Kingston. Walking and running to cycling and gardening. Search for local health clubs and activities.

Kingston Carers' Network

Kingston Carers’ Network (KCN) is a local registered charity, providing independent information, advice, advocacy and support to people who care for someone living in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Kingston Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts

Kingston Wellbeing Service

Kingston Wellbeing Services provides help for people experiencing anxiety and depression, with or without a drug and/or alcohol problem, and people whose main problem is with their drug and/or alcohol use. The service is available to local residents aged 18 and over.

Relate - Relationship help

Relate London South West is a charity entirely devoted to building stronger relationships. can help individuals, partners and family with breakups, arguments, affairs, sexual problems, step-families, retirement, new baby… anything that has an effect on relationships.

Information last updated 24 February 2017

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.