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Worcestershire

Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Adult Mental Health Services in Worcestershire

Provides community and inpatient services to adults with Mental Health needs across Worcestershire. Community mental health services are delivered through integrated health and social care teams.

Autism West Midlands

There are more than half a million people in the UK living with autism, an invisible and misunderstood disability. 60,000 live in the West Midlands. We are the leading charity in the West Midlands for people with autism. We use our passion and expertise to enrich the lives of people with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

Books on Prescription and 'Shelf Help' Reading Well for Young People in Worcestershire Libraries

Books on prescription is a scheme where GPs and other health professionals may ‘prescribe’ self health books for their patients on a range of mental health issues. The books have been assessed and recommended by mental health professionals. Shelf Help’ Reading Well for Young People A collection of 35 books providing information, support and advice on a wide-range of mental health issues for young people can be borrowed through Worcestershire’s Libraries. Endorsed by experts and aimed at 13 – 18 years olds the Shelf-Help books cover issues such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-harm, and difficult life pressures, like bullying and exams.

Kooth

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

Mind

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

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.

Worcestershire mental health and wellbeing

Looking after your state of mind is just as important as taking care of your body, yet most of us manage our physical health far better than our mental health. Use this site to find information and services including the 5 ways to wellbeing.

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Information last updated 24 May 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.