Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a type of
counselling that has been shown to be effective
for many types of mental illness. You may be able
to access CBT via your GP.
You may find online CBT resources helpful e.g.
- Living Life to the Full
We recommend that you discuss the use of
self-help programmes with your GP or mental
The Survivors Group (formerly Worcester Mind)
meets twice weekly in Worcester.
Onside Advocacy provides community projecte for
people with mental health problems and also
provide specialist advocates (IMHA) for people
who are detained under the Mental Health Act.
You can search for other local community groups
via the Your Life, Your Choice website
If you want to provide feedback on local mental
health services, contact Healthwatch
Debt can often be a major issue for people with
mental health problems. A free downloadable
booklet produced with guidance from Mind,
Rethink and other leading charities provides
advice and information on all aspects of debt.
Turn2us has information on benefits and grants
that you may be entitled to and has a benefits
calculator that checks eligibility for housing
benefit, tax credits etc.
Carers, friends and relatives are very welcome to
attend our drop-ins and other events.
Carers Action Worcestershire (a consortium of 3
local charities) both provide advice and information
for carers within Worcestershire.
There is a (mental health) Carers' and Relatives
Group that meets at 7.30pm on the first Monday of
each month at Osborne Court, Osborne Road,
Malvern WR14 1JE.