Please note that Acorn Surgery, although happy to share these useful links with our patients, are not in a position to endorse the content of these websites or uphold the information held therein.
NHS Health Checks - helping people to prevent diabetes, stroke, kidney disease
MENTAL HEALTH - support organisations
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Organisation contact details
Information about a new free app for iPhones from Childline called ‘For Me’ that offers quick access to Childline’s online services including:
- 1-2-1 live chats with a counsellor
- The ‘Ask Sam’ pages
- Entrance to their private ‘lockers’ – an area where kids can write down their own personal thoughts and track their moods
CAMQUIT CLINICS HELD IN CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Please see attached - Camquit Clinics
Menopause support & information
Exercise Referral Scheme - Active & Healthy 4 Life
Adult Mental Health support
Huntingdon Alzheimers Society
Directory of local day centres, clubs, activities & education for Older People
Services in the Community for Older People
Cancer Support Group in Huntingdon - http://www.cambridgeshire.net/Organisation/the-acorn-cancer-support-group/11628.aspx#.WcEeRIinHs0
Support for Parents with children's substance abuse
Richmond Fellowship - a specialist employment service for people off work recovering from mental health problems. Click here to enter their website
Mental Health Support for Young People
This is a free, safe counselling service providing information and support for people aged between 11 and 24 years. As well as offering moderated support groups young people can also book counselling as regular structured sessions with an assigned counsellor, or use the ‘drop in service’ online and have a text based conversation with a trained counsellor. The service is available 12noon-10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm on weekends, 365 days a year.
CHUMS is a service for children and young people that provides therapeutic support in a variety of ways to help their Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing. The service has a unique way of delivering help to ensure that children and young people are able to access a service that supports their individual needs. See the link for more information http://chums.uk.com
Mental Health Crisis Support – You can now access mental health crisis support by dialing 111 and selecting option 2.
To keep informed of local developments in the area of child and adolescent mental health please sign up to the Keep Your Head newsletter www.keep-your-head.com/subscribe).
Pinpoint - Support for Parents by Parents
Quit Smoking Support