Further Resources

Here you can find information and further resources related to wellbeing and other services in Hertfordshire that provide support to people who are living with wellbeing challenges.

 

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) (www.hpft.nhs.uk) provides mental health and learning disabilities inpatient care and treatment for people in Hertfordshire.  Most referrals to HPFT services are made by GPs.  For urgent help or to speak to someone, call HPFT’s Single Point of Access (SPA) Tel: 0300 777 0707 from 8am - 7pm or email: hpft.spa@nhs.net.  Alternatively, call the Out of Hours Helpline Tel: 01438 843322.

 

Hertfordshire Wellbeing Service

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The Wellbeing Service is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service, part of Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. It offers free, confidential talking therapy and practical support for people experiencing common emotional difficulties.  You can ask to be referred by a GP or refer yourself online at www.hpft.nhs.uk/services/community-services/wellbeing-service/referrals/self-referral/.

 

Hertfordshire Mind Network

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Hertfordshire Mind Network delivers essential mental health support in Hertfordshire, providing a diverse range of services from seven wellbeing centres and other venues across all ten districts of the county, including counselling, wellbeing courses, crisis support and leisure and education groups.  Visit www.hertsmindnetwork.org.

 

Mind in Mid Herts

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Mind in Mid Herts supports people who are experiencing mental or emotional distress and has wellbeing centres in St Albans, Stevenage, Hertford and Welwyn Garden City, in addition to offering a range of mental health services in these areas.  For more information, contact admin@mindinmidherts.org.uk or www.mindinmidherts.org.uk.

 

Spot the Signs

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Spot the Signs & Save a Life is a suicide prevention campaign, helping to remove the stigma of talking openly about suicide.  The campaign provides a number of useful suicide prevention resources – please email hpft.spotthesigns@nhs.net or visit www.hpft.nhs.uk/information-and-resources/spot-the-signs/ for more information.

 

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Hertfordshire is a charity that provides advice, information and support to unpaid carers - people looking after someone who is elderly, disabled, has a physical or mental illness or who misuses drugs or alcohol.  For more information visit www.carersinherts.org.uk.

 

Samaritans

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Whatever you are going through, if you need to talk, Samaritans can be contacted any time 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  If you need an immediate response, it’s best to call FREE on 0116 123.  Alternatively, email jo@samaritans.org or visit www.samaritans.org.

 

Viewpoint

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Viewpoint is a user involvement charity in Hertfordshire for people with mental health or drug and alcohol problems.  It works to ensure that people who use mental health or drug and alcohol services are enabled to help make positive changes to them.  Visit www.hertsviewpoint.co.uk for more information.

 

Guideposts

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Guideposts is a charity that delivers a range of information, advice and guidance and community based services which are person centred and designed to promote independence, wellbeing and quality of life.  It provides several hubs in Hertfordshire to support people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. For more information, visit www.guideposts.org.uk/hertfordshire-services/ or email info@guideposts.org.uk.

 

A comprehensive guide to all the support services available across Hertfordshire can be found at the Hertfordshire Directory.

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