Support Groups and Help
- Older people
- Young people
- Medical Conditions
- Mental Health
- Hampshire Residents Who Have Care and Support Needs
Self-help Resource for young people
Ø Mind Your Heap App - helps to support young people’s emotional well-being. It provides links to services in Hampshire that might be able to provide help and support as well as self-help and support when you are worried about your mental health.
Ø MindShift App
Ø Hampshire Youth Access [www.hampshireyouthaccess.org.uk] – online counselling option for 14-17 year olds.
Ø www.moodjustice.scot.nhs.uk – information and links for a variety of difficulties, as well as an online chat facility for support.
Ø www.childline.org.uk – information about a variety of emotional wellbeing concerns including low mood.
Ø www.sleepcouncil.org.uk - information and advice about all things sleep related.
Ø Get out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for Teens – A guide to living an extraordinary Life [an instant help book for teens] by Joseph Ciarrohi.
Ø Don’t let you emotions run your life for teens [an instant help book for teens] by Sheri Van Dijk.
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The Ripple Pond - A self-help support network for the families of physically and emotionally injured service personnel and veterans.
To find out more about the support available please visit www.theripplepond.org or call 01252 913 021.
Veterans Outreach Support - Drop-in service for ex-members of the British Armed Forces and the Merchant Navy and their partners.
Held on the first Wednesday of every month from 2pm – 6pm in the Royal marine Club Portsmouth.
The drop-in provides a range of welfare support and mental health services. Royal maritime Club, Queen Street, Portsmouth. Tel: 02392 731767.
Connect To Support Hampshire website can help you, and your patients, to find information they need to manage their own care and wellbeing and maintain their independence.
You will find comprehensive advice, information on different care options as well as directories of care providers on this Hampshire County Council-led website. There are also hundreds of groups and activities to keep people active and connected to their community.
A free app version of the website is available from GooglePlay or the Apple app store. The app works offline as well, meaning users can access information and search for services even without internet connection.