Mental Health Week: Have your say on Lambeth services

Poster for Mental Health Awareness WeekThis week is mental health awareness week. The Mental Health Foundation has some tips for looking after your health at home, and you can find which mental health services and organisations in Lambeth can help.

There’s also a public consultation on facilities in Lambeth run by NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group (Lambeth). Two live public meetings take place this week on Wednesday 20 May or Thursday 21 May from 5-6pm. Details below of how to register a place. These are now online owing to the coronavirus shutdown.

Lambeth hospital consultation flyerImproving inpatient mental health services for Lambeth – consultation open to 31 May

Find out about proposals for Lambeth Hospital and have your say.

NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group (Lambeth) has two live online public meetings this week that anyone can join.

The group wants to know what you think about their proposal to move the adult inpatient mental health services from old wards at Lambeth Hospital, in Landor Road to new, purpose-built facilities at the Maudsley Hospital on Denmark Hill.

Register to attend by emailing lamccg.hospitalconsultation@nhs.net

Alternatively visit the website where you can complete the online survey.

Twitter #lambethconsultation Call 0800 307 7650

Additionally, the Clinical Commissioning Group (Lambeth) would like to run a small group discussion (online) with Lambeth men before the end of May. If you’re male, between 18-64 and would describe yourself as having a  Black British, African or Caribbean background get in touch lamccg.hospitalconsultation@nhs.net

Mental Health Week theme Kindness flyerMental Health Week

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Week is Kindness.

The Foundation’s websie says: “We know from the research that kindness and our mental health are deeply connected. The research shows that kindness is an antidote to isolation and creates a sense of belonging. It helps reduce stress, brings a fresh perspective and deepens friendships. Kindness to ourselves can prevent shame from corroding our sense of identity and help boost our self-esteem.  Kindness can even improve feelings of confidence and optimism.

Here’s some tips for looking after your health at home at www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Find out about some of the many ways to be a happier and healthier you. There are a range of mental health services and organisations that can help you through difficulities you’re having with your mental wellbeing.

Lambeth council resources and services are available here.

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