Mental Health

Bracknell Forest Community Network

Feeling low or anxious? Needing support to get back to independence?

The Bracknell Forest Community Network connects people aged 18+ experiencing stress, anxiety or low mood to develop confidence, interests and hobbies, life skills and resilience.

Complete a self referral form and email it to the Bracknell Forest Community Network.

Telephone: 01344 823 300

Email: network@berkshire.nhs.uk

Younger People with Dementia (YPWD)

YPWD Berkshire offer free and meaningful workshops for Younger People with Dementia.

Our workshops are run throughout the working week and activities include: Arts & Crafts, Cookery, Walking, Horse Riding, Katakanuing, Bowling and many more!

For further information please contact Charlie Draper Operations Manager

Telephone: 07500 806385

Email: charlie.draper@ypwd.info

Website: www.ypwd.info

Video: Introduction to YPWD

Samaritans

If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Kooth

Free online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.

Website: www.kooth.com

Talking Therapies

A friendly and approachable service that helps people with problems such as anxiety, depression, stress and phobias.

Telephone: 0300 365 2000

Website: www.talkingtherapies.berkshire.nhs.uk

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit NHS Choices – Mental Health

Phone Support

Youthline provides free, confidential counselling service for young people attending secondary school and young adults up to the age of 25.

Website: www.youthlineuk.com

Wellbeing in mind

Bracknell & Wokingham College has gained government funding for a research project enabling adults aged 19+ experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues to take a FREE community learning course. Courses are taught in small groups in welcoming venues.

Typical courses include yoga, cookery and photography.

Location: Woodley Hill House, our Church Road site in Bracknell and other local community locations.

For more information:

Telephone: 01344 868600

Email: wellbeing@bracknell.ac.uk

Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues.

Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Rethink

Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness.

Website: www.rethink.org