Mental health is about how we think, feel and behave. Every week one in six people will visit their GP concerned about their mental health. One in four people go on to develop a recognised mental health problem which can affect their daily life, relationships or their physical health.
If you are worried about your mental health and would like to talk about your concerns you can contact any of these support services:
Or you can self refer to Telford and Wrekin Wellbeing Service which is a free NHS Service in Telford, view the link to find out more about the services on offer from the Telford and Wrekin Wellbeing Service, you can also view a range of self help leaflets.
If you feel that you require support with your mental health you can contact the ACCESS team on 0300 124 0365 or by contacting your GP who will refer you in to the relevant mental health service. You can also contact Adult Social Care by telephone on 01952 385385 and select option 3.
Mental Health Services are provided jointly by Telford & Wrekin Council and the Midlands NHS Foundation Trust Services and they are available to anyone aged over 18, living in Telford and Wrekin and registered with a GP in the local area.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis you should contact the ACCESS team on 0300 124 0365 and ask to be referred to the Crisis Home Treatment team. The Crisis Home Treatment team provide specialist support to those with a significant mental health problem who are in crisis. They are accessible 24 hours a day.
If you would like to assess your mood view the NHS Choices Mood self assessment this will provide you with lots of useful information and advice.
If you do not feel like talking about your mental health with another person, take a look at SilverCloud which is an online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programme tailored to you and your needs. The programmes consist of seven to eight modules - you complete these at your own pace, in your own time. The goal of each module is for you to take the information and techniques learned - and to start applying them in your day-to-day life. These programmes have demonstrated high improvement rates for depression and anxiety.
Telford & Wrekin's Mental Health Strategy and Mental Health Vision
Last updated: 2.34pm on Tuesday 14 May 2019