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Thrive

A gardening for health charity, providing social and therapeutic horticulture (STH) programmes to a wide range of people with varying needs. STH is the process of using plants and gardens to improve physical and mental health as well as communication and thinking skills. They facilitate therapeutic programmes at regional centres in Birmingham, Reading and London and also provide gardening advice for people with disabilities or long-term health conditions to carry on gardening. Additionally, they provide training courses to professionals, career changers and people wanting to understand and work on their own wellbeing.

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Barking and Dagenham

Talking Therapies Barking and Dagenham

North East London (NELFT) NHS Foundation Trust

A free, confidential and easy to access service offering help to learn new ways to cope with everyday pressures or unexpected events which can leave you feeling a little or very low in mood or anxious. Offering a range of talking therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Counselling for Depression, Couples Therapy, Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy, EMDR and Interpersonal therapy, they also offer groups and courses to learn ways to cope with low mood, anxiety and more. The service is part of the NHS Improving Access to Physiological Therapies (IAPT) initiative and is available to adults (18+) living in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham.

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Barnet

Let’s Talk IAPT

Whittington Health NHS Trust and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, this service offers help and support to adults experiencing mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety or stress. Treatment methods include guided self-help, stress management skills, computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psycho-education groups. All are intended to help people find practical ways to manage their mental health difficulties.

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Barnet

IESO Digital Health – Barnet

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Bexley

Mind in Bexley

Mind provides information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health. Mind in Bexley offers an array of services which include the Recovery College, offering courses such as understand depression and positivity as well as workshops to enable individuals to become experts in their own recovery. The Recovery College also provides additional services such as benefit support and advice, a peer mentoring service and a carer’s service. They also provide a Crisis Café, a drop-in service for individuals who are feeling emotionally or psychologically distressed and in need of immediate mental health support. This particular service is for anyone (18+) and is open 7 days a week from 6pm – 10pm daily.

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Bexley

Talking Therapies on the NHS

Mind in Bexley

Commissioned by local Bexley GPs, Mind in Bexley is the local provider for the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. The service includes primary care counselling and offers anyone (18+) registered with a Bexley GP, free and confidential talking therapy for those experiencing mild to moderate depression and anxiety. They also offer support for other conditions such as phobias, panic attacks and health anxiety. In particular, this service offers help to people living with long term health conditions.

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Brent

Brent Talking Therapies

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the national NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) initiative, this service is free and confidential and provides a range of short term, focused talking therapy treatments for people who feel anxious, worried or down and/or depressed.

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Bromley

Talk Together Bromley (IAPT)

Bromley Healthcare CIC Ltd

Part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies initiative, Talk Together Bromley offer free and confidential talking therapies for adults who are feeling stressed, anxious or have low mood. We also offer help to people living with long term conditions.

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Bromley

Bromley Well

Bromley Third Sector Enterprise CIC

Are you feeling low, stressed and worried? Finding it hard to cope with everyday life? Bromley Well Mental Health and Wellbeing Service maybe able to help. They provide information and advice about local services and therapies as well as how to access them successfully. Scheduled telephone appointments are available to help people understand and then consider ways to look after themselves and to practically manage their wellbeing. Organised peer support activities are also organised to encourage people to meet with others with similar experiences, to share common difficulties as well as explore creative ways to maintain improved wellbeing.

 

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Bromley

Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind

BLG Mind provides a diverse range of information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problems to live well in the London boroughs of Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich. Services include 1-to-1 support, activities, groups and courses.

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Camden and Islington

Islington Mind

Works to promote the preservation and safeguarding of mental health in the London Borough of Islington. Well established in the local community, they support people with a range of mental health problems and aim to tackle stigma and raise awareness surrounding mental health problems. Services include; The Mental Health Recovery Pathway, Community Recovery and Crisis Enablement Service (CRCE), Specialist Talking Therapies Clinic, a London-Wide specialist LGBTQ service as well as a number of different groups. For more information please visit their website.

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Camden and Islington

iCope: Camden and Islington Psychological Therapies Service

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

A free and confidential NHS service, IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) gives you the time to talk, offering therapies and treatment for adults of all ages experiencing common mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression. Easy to access (self-referral is encouraged) this service can help people learn ways to help themselves feel more able to manage their condition. This service is available to people registered with a GP in Camden or Islington.

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Camden and Islington

IESO Digital Health – Camden and Islington

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Camden and Islington

Mind in Camden

Mind in Camden provides a range of services for local people, both at their main centre and in community settings. These include; the Phoenix Wellbeing and Recovery Service and the Healthy Minds Community Programme. They also have a project called Voice Collective, for young people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual sensory experiences that includes a weekly support group. Details of all services can be found via their website.

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City and Hackney

Talk Changes

Delivered by Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Stressed? Worried? Feeling down? We can help. Talk Changes is a free and confidential NHS service for adults (18 +) who are registered with a GP in City and Hackney. Talking with a trained professional can help you work out how to overcome negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes.

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City and Hackney

Mind City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Mind in the City, Waltham Forest and Hackney support people in the local area through a variety of programs that include education, employment, wellbeing, welfare, mindfulness and therapy services.

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Croydon

Mind in Croydon

Established in 1967, Mind in Croydon provides information, advice and mental health support to people experiencing mental health difficulties in and around the Croydon area. By promoting good mental health, they campaign to improve services, raise public awareness as well as understanding of the issues relating to mental health. Mind in Croydon seek to empower people experiencing a mental health problem and to encourage them to lead a full life as part of their local community.

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Croydon

Croydon Talking Therapies

South London and Mausley NHS Foundation Trust

A free and confidential NHS service, IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) is a national programme offering a range of psychological therapies to adults (18+), registered with a Croydon GP and living with mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety, phobias and stress. In particular, they offer help to people living with long term health conditions.

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Ealing

Ealing IAPT

Provide a range of courses, groups, workshops and talking therapies for people (18+) who are registered with a GP in the London Borough of Ealing. This service is part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative offering help support to people living with mental health difficulties such as depression and anxiety to find practical ways to manage their conditions.

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Enfield

Let’s Talk IAPT

Whittington Health NHS Trust and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, this service offers help and support to adults experiencing mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety or stress. Treatment methods include guided self-help, stress management skills, computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psycho-education groups. All are intended to help people find practical ways to manage their mental health difficulties.

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Enfield

IESO Digital Health – Enfield

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Greenwich

Greenwich Time to Talk

Oxleas NHS Foudation Trust

Part of a national programme called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), this service offers support for people (16+) experiencing mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety either living in or registered with a Greenwich Borough GP. Offering free psychological treatment (in line with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for anxiety and depression) these include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), guided self-help and counselling to help people learn ways to help themselves and to feel more able to cope with their conditions. They also have a referral pathway for people living with a long term conditions.

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Greenwich

Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind

BLG Mind provides a diverse range of information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problems to live well in the London boroughs of Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich. Services include 1-to-1 support, activities, groups and courses.

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Hammersmith and Fulham

Back on Track

Hammersmith and Fulham NHS Foundation Trust

Back on track (BoT) is a free NHS service, part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme offering treatment for a range of psychological problems, including anxiety and depression. Based in GP surgeries and community settings throughout the borough, the service is for all adults registered with a Hammersmith and Fulham GP surgery. Workshops are the focus of this service, designed to teach people techniques to feel better such as relaxation, mindfulness, how to get a better night’s sleep and how to be more assertive. They also offer a long term conditions self-management course.

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Hammersmith and Fulham

Mind Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham Mind offers statutory Independent Mental Health advocacy to residents of the borough who are subject to the powers of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) including those who are detained in hospital and those in the community who are subject to Community Treatment Orders to understand and exercise their rights in relation to their mental health. The service is free, independent and confidential. They also offer statutory Independent Care Act Advocacy to residents of Hammermsith and Fulham who have mental health care and support needs who are undergoing the following Care Act process:

  • A needs assessment
  • Care and support planning
  • Review of a care and support plan
  • Safeguarding
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Haringey

Let’s Talk IAPT

Whittington Health NHS Trust and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, this service offers help and support to adults experiencing mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety or stress. Treatment methods include guided self-help, stress management skills, computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psycho-education groups. All are intended to help people find practical ways to manage their mental health difficulties.

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Haringey

Mind in Haringey

Mind in Haringey provides support services such as counselling, advice and guidance, in addition to a variety of activities and groups aimed at helping individuals who are experiencing a mild to moderate mental health problem. They also deliver training such as Mental Health First Aid and fund raise to maintain and improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health.

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Harrow

Mind in Harrow

Provides information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problem in the London borough of Harrow. They campaign to improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health. Services available include: Recreational day time courses, Culturally specific services, Employment support, Bespoke Training and Workshops, Specialist Information Helpline, Campaigning and User Involvement project, Talking Therapies, Befriending and support for Young people.

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Harrow

Harrow Talking Therapies

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and Mind in Harrow

Offers free evidence-based therapies, which provide choice and early intervention to people affected by anxiety and depression. As part of the service, clients are also offered employment-based support if they are in work and struggling or unemployed. The service provides one-to-one and group sessions. Harrow Talking Therapies can be accessed via your GP or self-referral by phone or email.

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Havering

Havering Mind

Havering Mind provides information, advice and support services to people experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health.

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Havering

Talking Therapies Havering

North East London (NELFT) NHS Foundation Trust 

A free, confidential and easy to access service offering treatment for low mood and anxiety. The service is part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative and is available to adults living in the London borough of Havering.

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Hillingdon

Hillingdon Mind

Provide information, advice and support to people experiencing mental health difficulties. They campaign to improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health.

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Hillingdon

Hillingdon Talking Therapies

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the government’s NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) initiative, this service is free and confidential and provides a range of talking therapy treatments for people who feel anxious, and worried or down and depressed. They can provide emotional support to people who have long-term physical health conditions, knowing that living with ill health can be difficult.

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Hounslow

Hounslow IAPT

Working in partnership with West London NHS Trust, the Anchor Counselling service and Twining Enterprise this service provides free talking therapy and employment support for people (18+) who are registered with a GP in the London Borough of Hounslow. The service offers counselling, workshops, groups and guided self-help programmes for common mental health difficulties such as anxiety disorders, depression and stress.

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Kensington and Chelsea

Community Living Well

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) initiative, this service is free and confidential for people (16+) registered with a GP in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea or Queen’s Park and Paddington areas of Westminster. The service offers a range of support for social wellbeing, physical and mental health needs such as talking therapies, support groups as well as help with employment and support with debt, housing and benefit issues.

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Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea Mind

Kensington and Chelsea Mind provides information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problem. Services at this hub include an advice and information line, wellbeing services (ecotherapy, peer support), mental health first aid training and accredited training courses through their skills and development service. They aim to improve services, raise public awareness and promote understanding of issues relating to mental health.

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Lambeth

Lambeth Talking Therapies

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), this service is available to anyone (18+) registered with a Lambeth GP. They offer a variety of talking therapies for people experiencing mental health conditions such as mild to moderate depression, anxiety, worry or panic attacks. Treatment types include: Guided self-help, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Online therapy, Groups, Workshops, Employment advice and Counselling.

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Lewisham

Lewisham IAPT

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), this service is available to anyone (18+) registered with a Lewisham GP. They offer a variety of treatments for people experiencing mental health difficulties such as mild to moderate depression, anxiety, worry or panic attacks. In particular, they offer help to people with low mood due to living with long term health condition.

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Lewisham

Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind

BLG Mind provides a diverse range of information, advice and support to people experiencing a mental health problems to live well in the London boroughs of Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich. Services include 1-to-1 support, activities, groups and courses.

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Merton

IESO Digital Health – Merton

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Merton

Merton Uplift

A free integrated Primary Care Mental Health service accessible to anyone (18+) living in the borough of Merton or registered with a Merton GP. Offer support to anyone who has a mental health or wellbeing need, whether this is due to emotional difficulties or life stress. Using a range of therapies, the experienced team of highly skilled clinicians can support people with difficulties such as low mood, anxiety and stress.

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Newham

Newham Talking Therapies

East London NHS Foundation Trust

A free and confidential service (part of the governments NHS Improve Access to Physiological Therapies – IAPT initiative) offering talking therapies and specialised support to help people experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression or stress to feel better. They also offer help to people living with long term health condition.

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Redbridge

Talking Therapies Redbridge

North East London (NELFT) NHS Foundation Trust

A free, confidential and easy to access service offering support and treatments to help those feeling distressed by challenging life events as well as those living with mental health difficulties. The service is part of the NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative and is available to people registered with a GP practice in Redbridge.

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Richmond Upon Thames

Richmond Borough Mind

Richmond Borough Mind can help people struggling with their own mental health as well as people caring for someone with mental health problems. They provide an array of services including low cost counselling, peer led support groups, carers support, information as well as crisis support through recovery hubs.

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Richmond Upon Thames

Richmond Wellbeing Service

East London NHS Foundation Trust

A free and confidential service (part of the governments NHS Improve Access to Physiological Therapies – IAPT initiative) offering talking therapies and specialised support to help people experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression and stress to feel better. In particular, this service offers help to people living with long term health conditions.

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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

iCope: Kingston Psychological Therapies Service

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

An IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) NHS service providing a range of psychological therapies for adults registered with a Kingston GP experiencing common mental health difficulties such as anxiety disorders and depression. Intended to help people manage their symptoms, treatments include: Individual therapies, group support, guided self-help and online therapies. Referrals from GP’s and Health Professionals are welcome and self-referrals can also be made via the website.

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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Mind in Kingston

Mind in Kingston ensure everyone with a mental health issue in and around the borough of Kingston Upon Thames gets the help and support they need. Affiliated to National Mind, they are an independent registered charity operational since 1972 and provide a range of services to local people experiencing mental health difficulties.

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Southwark

Talking Therapies Southwark

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Talking Therapies Southwark (TTS) is an NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) service, offering a range of evidence-based psychological treatments for people experiencing common mental health difficulties such as mild to moderate anxiety and low mood/depression.

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Southwark

IESO Digital Health – Southwark

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies

East London NHS Foundation Trust

A free and confidential service (part of the governments NHS Improve Access to Physiological Therapies – IAPT initiative) offering talking therapies and specialised support to help people experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression and stress to feel better. They offer help to people living with long term health condition.

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Waltham Forest

Mind City, Hackney and Waltham Forest

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Mind in the City, Waltham Forest and Hackney support people in the local area through a variety of programs that include education, employment, wellbeing, welfare, mindfulness and therapy services.

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Wandsworth

IESO Digital Health – Wandsworth

Provide online cognitive behavioural therapy to help treat a range of mental health difficulties from wherever you choose. Led by fully qualified CBT therapists, therapy with Ieso is just as good as face to face therapy but without the long waiting times. Learn new skills and coping strategies to overcome difficulties that will last you long after your treatment has finished. Visit the website to find out if you are eligible.

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Wandsworth

Talk Wandsworth

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Part of the government’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, this service is available to anyone (18+) living in or registered with a Wandsworth GP. Offering free and confidential access to a range of talking therapies for people with common mental health difficulties such as depression, anxiety and/or people finding it difficult to manage the challenges of everyday life.

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Westminster

Westminster Talking Therapies

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Part of the national NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) initiative, this service is free, confidential and offers a range of talking therapy treatments for people who feel anxious and worried or down and depressed. In particular, this service offers help to people living with long term health condition.

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