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'The Qur'an and Emotional Health' - guides in Arabic and Urdu available

Developed by mental health professionals and practicing muslims, the book outlines emotional and mental health needs in an Islamic context and will support health and social care professionals to work more effectively with Muslims and Muslim communities. 'The Qur'an and Emotional Health' is available in Arabic and Urdu. Read an introduction, in English. 

Do you live in the Gospel Oak or Haverstock areas? 'Our Three Points' welcomes you

Our Three Points offer a range of activities promoting sociability, community involvement and a strong voice for people aged 60+ in the Gospel Oak and Haverstock areas. In August… enjoy our gardening club, craft workshops, Songhaven music concert, trip to Kenwood House and more. Full details in the August programme.



'Camden Connectors' seeks volunteers to help combat isolation in the borough

If you enjoy working with older people, have a warm and caring nature and want to make a difference, Camden Community Connectors would like to hear from you.

The organisation, which is part of the Ageing Better in Camden Programme, is recruiting volunteers to work with older people so that they can connect with community activities and services that interest them. 

Volunteers will be paired with an older person who is experiencing loneliness and isolation, and who would benefit from support.

Regular exercise - part of good mental health

There are lots of ways to fit physical activity into your daily routine. With many free and low-cost options across Camden, the Council's Get active and healthy page is a great place to see what's available. Maybe your goal is to lose weight? Read about the Rebalance programme and watch the video. Or perhaps you are concerned about your health and struggling to get active?

Sustainability and Transformation Plan includes North Central London’s ambitions for delivering future mental health services

Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STPs) set out the vision for planning and delivering care across England. North Central London, a partnership covering the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington, has published the latest version of its STP. Pages 31-36 set out the partnership's plans for delivering future mental health services, which look to more community-based care in order to reduce demand on the acute sector (e.g. hospital care) and mitigate the need for additional mental health hospital beds.