Contact details for local sources of help.
Published: Friday, 04 November 2016 16:33
North East Hampshire & Farnham Recovery College
The Recovery College can support you to improve your health and wellbeing and pursue your own unique life goals, with or without the ongoing symptoms of an illness or condition.
Courses are aimed at everyone aged 18 and over in the North East Hampshire and Farnham area and delivered in a variety of locations. Whether you want to improve your health and wellbeing, have a physical or mental health condition that you want to learn how to manage, or care for someone who has a physical or mental health condition, there are courses for you.
- Develop skills such as learning to sleep well or getting into work
- Build your confidence and learn how to manage low self-esteem
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle with Pilates, seated exercise or healthy eating courses
- Explore your creative side with art, music or creative writing
- Learn more about physical and mental health conditions
For information about all courses visit www.sabp.nhs.uk/recoverycollege, phone 07920 207046 and ask for the Recovery College or email Recovery.College@sabp.nhs.uk.
TalkPlus is a team of therapists, counsellors and psychologists. They offer a range of treatments to people who are experiencing symptoms of low mood and depression, anxiety, worry, stress, social anxiety, OCD, PTSD, phobias, insomnia, relationship issues and low self-esteem.
You can download guided self help leaflets and access a range of courses, including:
There are also MP3 downloads which you can download to listen to.
TalkPlus services can be provided face-to-face or over the telephone.
If you are a patient of a GP in Rushmoor, Hart of Farnham then you can either self-refer or be referred through your GP.
Nearly all TalkPLUS courses are held at the main location in The Meads Business Centre, Farnborough.
TalkPlus has three locations where clinics are held in addition to GP practices across the area.
Tel: 01252 533355
Making Connections is a service to enable GPs and other healthcare professionals to link patients with social, emotional or practical needs to a range of local, non-clinical services provided by the voluntary and community sector. Following referral, a co-ordinator will contact you to help work out your needs with you. The aim is to help you set your own goals and support you to achieve these goals.
Making Connections is for anyone aged 18 or older.
The service is run by a partnership between six local charities: Hart Voluntary Action, Rushmoor Voluntary Services, Voluntary Action South West Surrey, Hart Citizens Advice, Rushmoor Citizens Advice and Age UK Surrey.
Rushmoor Healthy Living
Delivering a variety of projects across the local community, working together with individuals, groups and companies with the aim of improving people’s health and wellbeing, whether through exercise and rehabilitation classes or through health education. Running FREE NHS Health Checks throughout Hampshire.
RIOT Squad (Running Is Our Therapy)
This new running club in Fleet and surrounding areas is helping complete beginners to get from couch to 5k and beyond, demonstrating how good running can make you feel physically and mentally.
- 7am – Tuesday and Thursday mornings
- 7pm – Monday and Thursday evenings
The Source – Youth Support Services
Offers counselling to young people aged 11-25 either at The Source, Aldershot or if available, at your school.
The Source Young People’s Charity, 237High
Street, Aldershot GU11 1TJ
Tel: 01252 333330
Also see physical activity pages.
121 Youth Counselling
Offers one-to-one counselling sessions for 11-25 year olds to talk about whatever you need to, with a qualified counsellor.
Hart Voluntary Action Ltd
a local charity which supports the local voluntary and community sector in Hart by offering one-to-one information and guidance, training, information updates, networking opportunities and volunteer recruitment. Its aim is to help voluntary and community organisations sustain or improve their own capacity to deliver services and activities for the local community
Tel: 01252 815652
Offers qualified counsellors for marital/relationship issues /depression/anxiety and bereavement.
St. Peter’s Church, Chaddisbrook House, Reading
Road, Yateley. Hampshire GU46 7LR.
Tel: 01252 860499
Offers a counselling service to individuals and couples and family therapy.
8 Portesbery Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3TA
Tel: 01276 24210
Cruse Bereavement Care
Offers support & counselling –both one to one and in groups for anyone who has been affected by a death. Counselling is also available for people who are housebound.
Relies on donations.
5th Floor, Fitzwilliam House, Skimped Hill, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1JX
Tel: 01344 411919
The Point Youth Centre (Fleet Phoenix)
Support, information, help & advice for young people (13-25 yrs) around issues that concern them: relationships, substance abuse, training, education etc.
Harlington Way, Fleet. Hampshire GU51 4BP
Tel: 01252 812308/07568 065123
The Vine Centre
33 Station Road, Aldershot GU11 1BA
Focussed on homeless prevention and individuals with underlying mental health issues. Also offer counselling and anger management services, as well as reducing social isolation and loneliness in the over 55s.
For more information see their newsletter here.
Relationship (couples) counselling. Also for parents separating/divorcing to help them deal with young children.
Counselling Fees are approx £40 for a couple.
12 Arthur Street. Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1HL
Tel: 01252 324679
Counselling for 11-25 year olds dealing with their parents divorce, separation or conflict. Free service.
12 Arthur Street, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 1HL
Tel: 01252 324679
Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis Centre
Run by trained Volunteers. The service is confidential and free.
Open Mondays to Thursdays, from 7pm to 9pm.
Crisis Line: 01256 423890
Office: 01256 423810 (between 9am and 4pm)
Support/advice for victims of crime. Free service.
Free online life skills course. Uses CBT approach to problems such as low mood, anxiety, phobias, poor sleep etc.
Tel: 0207 268 0200