Mental Health Support Services in Stratford upon Avon
There is a broad range of mental health support and services that South Warwickshire & Worcestershire Mind offer in Stratford upon Avon. These services range from a crisis helpline and out of hours telephone support, to group and one-to-one in-person sessions.
24 Hour Mental Health Helpline – Stratford upon Avon
This service is delivered by the Wellbeing for Warwickshire team, and aims to help people towards better mental health before their condition deteriorates into crisis. It’s available across Warwickshire and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call 0800 616171 and speak to one of our friendly and understanding advisors.
Group Mental Wellbeing Sessions
Wellbeing for Warwickshire is more than a helpline! It is also a comprehensive service dedicated to promoting mental health and well-being in Stratford upon Avon. This service provides a holistic approach, addressing various aspects of mental health, including stress management, emotional well-being, resilience-building and self-care.
Through workshops, courses, one-on-one support, and community engagement, the service equips individuals with practical tools and strategies to enhance their overall well-being. These services are free of charge and open to all, currently running in Stratford upon Avon and Shipston:
Mondays: Wellbeing drop-in
Mondays: Green Minds
Tuesdays: Peer-support group
Wednesdays: Men Connect
Thursdays: Outreach group, The Shipston Warm Hub
Fridays: Wellbeing group
Supported Self Help
Supported Self Help is a free specialist service offered by South Warwickshire & Worcestershire Mind and located in Stratford upon Avon GP surgeries. The service exists to help patients who would otherwise be placed on a lengthy waiting list for support, during which time their mental health may deteriorate. It’s a proactive service which assists individuals in managing their mental wellbeing. You’ll receive regular check-ins with a practitioner who will give guidance and practical strategies to maintain your wellbeing, whilst you’re waiting for, or instead of, a GP referral.
The service aims to spot early signs of issues, and intervene early to prevent mental issues becoming worse. This service provides users with a safe space to discuss their issues, create personal goals to improve their mental well-being and emotional resilience.
Breathing Space – For Orbit customers in Stratford upon Avon
This free mental health service is designed for Orbit customers who require help and support towards better mental health. This structured regular weekly support consists of 12 weeks of one to one meetings, focusing on personal goal setting and creating a tool kit of self help resources.
This service may be right for you if you’re feeling depressed, anxious or in a consistently demotivated.
Read more about breathing space here.