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SUPPORT IN YOUR AREA:
If you need support or would like to refer someone, please contact Live Well Kent 0800 567 7699 or firstname.lastname@example.org or scroll down the following pages to see what services there are in your area and contact them directly.
Live Well Kent services in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley are continuing to provide support while adapting the way we work to follow the latest official advice and guidance.
We are still accepting referrals so if you need support or wish to refer someone you can call our referral line on 0800 567 7699, email us on email@example.com or contact services directly.
Support and advice on where to get help
Porchlight Community Link Service
We can offer you one to one support on a range of issues which are impacting your mental health and wellbeing including benefits, finance, housing, relationships, community help and food parcels.
Support and activities to promote good mental health and wellbeing
North Kent Mind Wellbeing Services
We can offer you a range of wellbeing services and resources if you are going through a difficult time or struggling emotionally.
Support for BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) groups
Rethink Sahayak Services
Rethink Sahayak specialises in BAME (black, Asian & minority ethnic) mental health and can offer you culturally sensitive support on a range of issues including isolation, housing issues, domestic abuse/honour based violence and social issues.
Support into employment
North Kent Mind Springboard Employment Service
Looking for work but feel as though your mental health has become a barrier? Springboard is offering a full employment support service by phone and email.
Support for people with housing and mental health issues
Porchlight Community Housing Service
If you have a severe mental health condition, we can provide advice and advocate for you on housing issues such as significant rent arrears, anti-social behaviour or harassment, tenancy sustainment, disrepair issues and insecure or unsettled housing.
Support for people who are socially isolated
Porchlight Community Inclusion Service
If you are feeling socially isolated, lonely or anxious we can support you and help you to find ways to improve your wellbeing.
Support with personality disorder
If you have a diagnosed personality disorder or experience personality difficulties, we can offer you support. It’s run by people who have experienced (and may still experience) the condition themselves.
Primary Care Mental Health Specialist Service
This service offers support for people with serious mental health issues. Referrals can be made by GPs and other organisations including Live Well Kent, NHS talking therapies and Community Mental Health Teams.
Asian Mental Health Helpline
Rethink Asian Mental Health Helpline
We offer caring, non judgemental and empathetic support covering mental health and domestic abuse issues. It is free and confidential.
You can speak to us in Asian languages (Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindu, and Urdu) or in English on 0808 800 2073 at these times:
- Mondays and Wednesdays 4pm to 7pm
- Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm to 3pm
Support for people who are finding it difficult to sleep
SpeakUp CIC Night Owls
We offer a closed, moderated Facebook group for people who are awake at night and want to:
- post in a safe place
- see if anyone else is awake and up for a chat
You may find the Night Owls site especially helpful during this difficult period.
Are you feeling low, anxious, or stressed? Are you living with a long-term health condition and feeling worried about your health? Are you finding it hard to cope? NHS funded Talking Therapies (also known as IAPT) can help. For free NHS talking therapy or counselling please contact:
Insight Healthcare – 0300 555 5555 or North Kent Mind – 01322 291380
Support for Carers
Do you care for a family member, partner, friend or neighbour? Being a carer can be a positive experience but it might also be challenging and impact on your health. Kent Carers can provide specialist support.