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Talking therapies and practical wellbeing support over the phone, online or in groups.

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italk provides free, tailored treatments for people with mild to moderate mental health and wellbeing difficulties, using evidence-based therapies like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

CBT empowers people to identify thoughts and behaviours that keep them from feeling better. We'll teach you practical skills to break free of these cycles to reduce symptoms of depression or anxiety.

You can access italk via self-referral or through your GP. After assessing your needs, the team will guide you to a range of flexible support, such as:

  • 1:1 treatments over the phone or online
  • Face to face and online groups and workshops
  • Our online self-help course, SilverCloud
  • Specialised support for those experiencing employment issues, new parents or long term health issues such as Diabetes, COPD or Fibromyalgia

italk is an Improved Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service commissioned and delivered in partnership with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Who is it for?

italk can be accessed by anyone aged 16 or over who is experiencing depression, anxiety, phobias, panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and is registered with a GP in the following areas:

New Forest
Eastleigh
Winchester
Test Valley
Havant
Basingstoke & Deane
Fareham
Gosport

If you are aged 15 or under or experience addiction issues or have been diagnosed with mental health conditions such as Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, a personality or eating disorder, speak to your GP about your support options.

Contact details & opening hours

Monday: 8am - 8pm
Tuesday:
8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday:
8am - 4.30pm
Saturday
: Closed
Sunday:
Closed

italk's address should only be used for post, as appointments are held in local treatment rooms throughout Hampshire.

italk
Blackhorse House
10 Leigh Road
Eastleigh
SO50 9FH

T: 023 8038 3920
E: info@italk.org.uk

Coronavirus Update

There are no disruptions to our telephone and online support, however:

  • Due to social distancing restrictions, italk no longer delivering the 'Managing Moods' programme face-to-face. This is now available to access online as a 6 week programme, delivered using live webinars.
  • Our face-to-face appointments have been cancelled until further notice however, we are in the process of trialling video appointments.
Resources

Factsheets:

italk Depression Workbook
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italk Anxiety Workbook
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