Don’t suffer in silence on Blue Monday

Winter can be a difficult time for people with mental health needs but you don’t have to suffer in silence.

Anybody who is struggling to cope or feeling isolated can receive help by contacting Live Well Kent.

The help you’ll receive from us is wide-ranging. You can get support with:

  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Keeping active and healthy
  • Meeting people and overcoming isolation
  • Training and getting into work
  • Everyday living (money management, housing or improving relationships with family and friends).

“There’s a lot of support available and we’re there to help people access it,” says Live Well Kent’s Julia Hargreaves. “If you’re struggling on Blue Monday or at any time, please get in touch with us.”

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Tracey’s story

When Tracey first contacted Live Well Kent, she was experiencing anxiety and finding it difficult to leave the house. She was out of work and the whole situation was having a negative effect on her confidence.

Tracey was assigned a worker who helped her build the confidence to experience new things including joining arts & crafts groups and visiting the gym.

She also received counselling and was taught how to refer herself into other medical services if needed.

We quickly saw a change in Tracey and she eventually ended up running a craft course for one of our partner organisations. By contacting us, she is now looking at a brighter future.