There are many mental health services available in Camden. If you or someone you care for is experiencing mental health problems this service directory will make it easier to find support.
There’s so much that we can do in our daily lives to make us more resilient to life’s ups and downs. Connecting with others, taking a bit more exercise, stimulating the brain, giving, and paying more attention to the present moment all aid good mental wellbeing. And now www.mentalhealthcamden.co.uk makes it much easier to find what’s available in the borough, with details of local community centres and specialist groups, clubs and courses, workshops and volunteering opportunities. Many of these are free or low-cost, and some might be taking place just around the corner from where you live!
Some people who are experiencing mental health problems will feel isolated. There are a wide range of community-based activities and groups that you can get involved in. Services which are 'peer supported' will be led by those who can call upon their own real-life experiences to support and guide you.
If you feel that you are not being listened to, you may find it helpful to contact a local advocacy service. An advocate is independent of both social services and the NHS, and may go to meetings with you, help you to find the information you need, speak on your behalf or write letters for you.