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Five signs our Portsmouth wellbeing support services might be right for you!

Finding support for your mental health and wellbeing can be confusing with such a variety of support available that could service different needs and severity levels.

In Portsmouth, we offer a breadth of support services covering everything from early support to prevent problems occurring to wellbeing services, peer support, and help getting into and staying in employment.

Here are five signs our Portsmouth wellbeing support services might be right for you:

  1. You’re not getting the support you need through your GP surgery.
    You can access our support online, over the phone or in person at our wellbeing centre in Portsmouth. This is called self-referral, and could help you find the care you need quicker and more easily than going through your GP surgery.

  2. You’re tired of having to explain yourself again and again to find the right support for you.
    We operate a ‘tell us once’ system: a chat with us can get you connected to your community and its services, without having to explain yourself again and again. We hope to put you in touch with the right support, at the right time.

  3. You want support from someone who knows what it’s like to live with a mental health problem.
    Are you feeling low, worried or hopeless? We’ve been there. Our peer practitioners have lived through difficulties themselves and can relate to how you are feeling. They use their lived experiences to work with you to identify goals and walk alongside you in your recovery journey.
  4. You wish you could learn how to support yourself.
    Whether you use mental health services in Portsmouth or support someone who does, our Solent Recovery College can help you become an expert in managing mental health through education instead of therapy. Taught in a classroom setting and online via Zoom, you can learn practical skills for living with ongoing symptoms.

  5. You find it difficult to travel for support for your mental health.
    We know that it may not be easy or possible for people to come to us, which is why we provide outreach support to make your life more manageable, one step at a time.

Remember, It’s always ok to ask for help, even if you’re not sure you are experiencing a specific mental health problem.

You might want to seek help if you’re:

Find out more about our wellbeing services in Portsmouth and how to access them here.

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