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Community Living Well

Community Living Well is a new service for people aged 16 and over who need support with their mental health. 

It’s for people registered with a GP in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, or the Queen’s Park and Paddington areas of Westminster.

Community Living Well offers a different kind of mental health support. It makes it easy for you, and anyone who cares for you, to access a wide range of clinical and wellbeing services.

The services on offer include talking therapies, support groups and help with employment or housing issues.

Talking Therapies (IAPT)

Talking Therapies (IAPT) provides a range of support for when you experience difficult emotions, such as low mood, anxiety and stress. It can also support people with managing the practical and emotional aspects of living with long-term physical health conditions. You can find more detailed information on this page.

Refer yourself by completing this simple online form, or call 020 3317 4200.

Unwind Sessions 
In partnership with Community Massage London, SMART is offering therapies to help you relax and unwind. There are centre-based therapy sessions, and a limited number of home-based sessions. Therapies offered include Indian head massage, reflexology, reiki and seated massage.

LGBT+ mental health advocacy
One to one mental health advocacy and support with self care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people 16+. The project will also provide awareness training to local professionals and agencies.

“Like The Old Days” Club for OLDER AFRICAN MEN
The “Like the Old Days” Club meets fortnightly and brings older African men together to enjoy traditional hot meals in each others company; access in formation, and to share experiences. The club also supports members through telephone support, outreach, days out and drop in sessions.

A mindfulness group for older people that gives service users the tools to re-connect with the present moment, and be more in control of their health and wellbeing.

Better Life Befriending
This new family befriending programme will focus on helping the parents of our children heal, build friendships and develop confidence to enable them to pursue their life goals through 1-2 hour weekly befriending sessions, often using activities such as yoga, art gallery or volunteering as a platform.

Queens Park Community Theatre
A weekly mental health community theatre project, with a focus on a different aspect of mental health each quarter. The project will support people to build their confidence and reflect on ways they can manage and take action on their mental health, with the group doing four performances over the year.

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