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CTPLD - Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities

Newbury CTPLD Health Team is based at West Street House, West Street, Newbury on the first floor. The team consists of Community Learning Disability Nurses, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists and Specialist Dietitians. The main objective of the team is to…

Depression support groups

Depression can make you feel isolated. It can be helpful to meet with other people who understand what it's like. This is sometimes called "peer support". Self-help groups allow people with depression to provide, as well as receive, help. How to find depression support groups Visit…

Fitness advice for wheelchair users

As a wheelchair user, getting active will bring you important health benefits and can help you manage daily life, too. Regular aerobic exercise - the kind that raises your heart rate and causes you to break a sweat - and muscle-strengthening exercise are just as…

Five ways to Wellbeing

Five Ways to Wellbeing Getting your 'five a day' for mental health and wellbeing Don't you agree that there are some days when you 'feel good' and other days when you don't? There are lots of free and meaningful things that we can all do everyday…

Get active for mental wellbeing

Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing. We think that the mind and body are separate. But what you do with your body can have a powerful effect on your mental…

Going to work after mental health issues

If you've had a mental health problem and been off or out of work, you may worry about going back. You may be concerned about how your colleagues will react, for example, or that you won't be able to cope. But most people find that…

Homesafe and Improvement care service leaflet

West Berkshire Council's HomeSafe scheme supports people coming home from hospital.  The Improvement Care service allows us to work with you and those who care for you for a specific period of time.  We establish what ongoing care/support, if any, you need.

Learning disabilities: Annual Health Checks

People with learning disabilities often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This doesn't need to be the case. The Annual Health Check scheme is for adults and young people aged 14 or above with learning disabilities who need more health support and who…

Looking for help with finances?

Listed under the 'view all services' section on this page you will find a list of organisations that will help you if you want advice on money matters, debt and budgeting, or if you have concerns about pensions or the benefits that you may be…

Losing someone close through suicide

The loss of someone you've been close to, whatever the cause of their death, can bring intense feelings of grief. But losing someone through suicide can cause reactions and emotions that are different to those felt after death from illness, an accident or natural causes.…

Mental health and wellbeing

Looking after our health and wellbeing is really important.  Mental health is just another way to describe our general wellbeing – it’s about how we are thinking, feeling and behaving and it changes daily, weekly and even monthly depending on our mood and feelings. Mental…

Mental health helplines

Whether you're concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines can offer expert advice. Anxiety UK Charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an anxiety condition. Phone: 08444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm) Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk Bipolar UK A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar…

Mental health issues if you're gay, lesbian or bisexual

Poor levels of mental health among lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people have often been linked to experiences of homophobic and transphobic discrimination and bullying. Other factors - such as age, religion, where you live or ethnicity - can add extra complications to an already difficult…
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