Useful Links

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


SEPSIS - Caring for Children under 5 years old

MENTAL HEALTH - support organisations


Organisation contact details

Resources for people under the age of 25.

Centre 33 – Helpline - 0333 4141809, email -

YMCA –, 01223 356998, email -

Resources for everybody

Cruse - , 01223 633536,

Choices - , 01223 358149,

Rape crisis – , 01223 245888,

Mind - , Cambridge - 01223 311320, St.Neots - 01480 470480/  01480 470484

Womens Resource centre- training/educ -

Richmond Fellowship employment- , 01480 456257 (hunts and fen) 01223 301032 (cambs)

CAB - , 01223 222660,

Lifecraft -  lifeline 08088082121 (7pm-11pm),, 01223 566957

Cogwheel trust - , 01223 464385

Group Therapy Centre - , 01223 357221,

University counselling service for employees of CU and students also have mental health advisors for students  as do several of the colleges most colleges have counsellors I can find out in more detail which ones have. Disability Resource centre have autism workers/groups

Womens aid –, SAFE REFUGE: 01223 460947  |  COMMUNITY SUPPORT: 01223 361214

Samaratins receive callers at door - , 01223 364455 (local call charges apply) National telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call),

Saneline - , 0300 304 7000

37 Lawrence way - , , 01223 508197

Recovery college - , , 01223 227510

Make do and mend - , ,

Arts on prescription –  01223 353 053. ,

Hand in Hand project (Perinatal - huntingdon) -

Insight counselling - , 0300 555 0888

Psychological Wellbeing Service - , 0300 300 0055.

Relate - , 01302 347866 ,

Inclusion - , 01785 221 662/ 0300 555 0101 (hunts) 01785 221 662 (cambs)

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


Please see attached - Camquit Clinics

Access to DynamicHealth musculoskeletal physiotherapy service 

Information on Minor Eye Conditions -

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service

Cambs Fire & Rescue Service: Caring for the elderly and vulnerable - Helpful advice on keeping elderly and vulnerable residents safe

Outdoor Safety - Helpful advice on staying safe outside

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 -

Cornerstone Pregnancy Advice & Support Service

Contraception information website -

Support for Parents with children's substance abuse

SSAFA - Lifelong Support for Forces and their families (The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association - Forces Help)

SSAFA - The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association - Forces Help Leaflet

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

Shelf-Help books about mental health for 13-18 year-olds including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm, bullying and exams.


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

Pinpoint - Support for Parents by Parents

Quit Smoking Support

Gambling Issues


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