Mental Health Support in Croydon (One Croydon) training session
Tuesday 21 November 2023, from 10:30am–12:30 pm.
It was great to see you all at the training session. A big thank you to all who shared about the Mental Health support your organisations offer Croydon Residents.
Recording of the Mental Health Support for Adults in Croydon session
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM)
Sarah Moodie, SLaM Croydon, Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)
The Community Mental Health Team, also known as a CMHT, is made up of a team of people from different health and social care professions. They work in your community to help you to recover from, and cope with, a mental health problem. T: 0203228-6000 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Harris, Senior Clinical Team Lead, SLaM Croydon NHS Talking Therapies (IAPT)
SLaM, IAPT Presentation: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/slam-croydon-talking-therapies
How to access IAPT services: Self-refer online: https://croydontalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/ or Google ‘Croydon Talking Therapies’ | Self-refer by phone: 0203 228 4040 | Referral from GP/other professional
Diane Rouillon, Assistant Director, Centre of Change
Centre of Change Presentation: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/centre-of-change-presentation
Coffee Morning Flyer: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/centre-of-change-coffee-mornin
Zlatinka Hristova, Director, Studio Upstairs:
Studio Upstairs Presentation: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/studioupstairs-presentation-cr
Information Form: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/studio-upstairs-information-sh
Studio Upstairs provides art education, therapeutic and social support through weekly groups running 10am - 5pm for people 18+. The group members organise exhibitions and group outings. Also providing workshops and online groups (2 hours) at different times. There is a charge, but there are some subsidised or free places dependent on project funding. E: email@example.com | W: www.studioupstairs.org.uk
Celestina Oniye-Thomas, Lead Psychotherapist/CEO, Floating Counselling
Floating Counselling Presentation floating-counselling-presentation.my.canva.site/cresnt-project
Supporting young people and families through affordable - psychotherapy and counselling, coaching, mentoring, weekly food parcels and holiday school. We work to prevent harm to young people, families, communities and society, as well as heal harm previously caused. We see clients in person in Croydon and online. Schedule of Events: www.floatingcounselling.co.uk/events or WhatsApp: 07305882959
Gerome Francis, EMHIP Support Worker, BME Forum, Ethnicity and Mental Health Improvement Project (EMHIP): Community-led partnership with a specific objective to reduce ethnic inequalities in access, experience, and outcome of mental health care. Aims and objectives of service
Provide safe spaces in the community with an emphasis on hospitality for people with mental health and wellbeing concerns
Serve as an access point (including walk-in, self-referral) for people with any difficulty related to mental health or general wellbeing
Provide assessment, treatment, and support for people with mental health problems, including joint working with mental health/primary care services
Support and help people with mental health problems to access work, vocational training, return to employment
Work with community partners to support and monitor young people ‘at risk’ of mental health problems
Offer self-help, peer support groups, workshops and activities
Host and support local GPs and others to improve physical health, such as health screening and advice, health advice and self-management of long-term health conditions
Other organisations who shared during the open session
Asian Resource Centre ‘Hear to talk project’ - Nayim Chowdhury
Here to Talk Project Flyer: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/arcc-here-to-talk-project: Free, friendly, culturally appropriate counselling sessions for Asian residents with mental health, their families and carers who may feel more comfortable speaking to our health champions in their own community setting and language, rather than presenting to their GP.Conversations with a Mental Health Champion to support individuals to manage lifestyle by to reduce to manage your lifestyle to reduce the risk of mental health issues.
Good Food matters, Men Shed Project: Amanda McGrath
Growing a healthy community. Share a meal and learn new skills: Gardening, Woodwork, Cooking
Free, for all men welcome age 18+. Every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Care to Listen: Sharon Thomas, Clinical Service Director
Low Cost Counselling Service and Training School. Supporting adults over 18, older people, ethnic minorities
Mind in Croydon: All Mind services can be accessed at https://www.mindincroydon.org.uk/how-we-can-help/
Croydon Health & Wellbeing Space - Jacqui Dyce, Head of Mental Health & Wellbeing Services,
Space for people to receive Advice, Guidance, and Signposting alongside Clinical Support from our Clinical Psychology team under one roof. Drop in Times: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 1pm.
T: 02031549539 Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm | W: www.croydonhws.co.uk
Active Minds: To refer someone to the Active Minds groups please fill out the referral form found at: https://www.mindincroydon.org.uk/how-we-can-help/connecting-with-people/active-minds/ Brief support to help people set up Zoom is available. Tel 020 8253 8205 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Active Minds IAPT Schedule: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/active-minds
Active Minds Schedule 2: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/active-minds-schedule-2
Therapeutic Counselling Service: Aims to promote good mental health by providing a high quality professional service giving you the opportunity to explore issues past and present that are having an effect on your life. One-to-one, Anger Group, Anxiety Group.
Thereapeutic Counselling Service Flyer: https://cvalive.org.uk/assets/documents/mind-counselling-service
T: 0208 8763 2064 | W: www.mindincroydon.org.uk/how-we-can-help/counselling
Recovery Space: Rusell Jarvian, Recovery Space Manager
The Recovery Space offers a safe, non-clinical, supportive environment for people experiencing a social mental health crisis from 11am – 4pm from the Croydon Health and Wellbeing Space and from 5pm – 11pm at a central location in East Croydon, 7 days a week.
Mental Health & Wellbeing Support in Croydon booklet: Take a look and print out this useful 'Mental Health & Wellbeing support in Croydon' booklet (the front page has been designed to be used as a poster with a QR Code) here
Online Mental Health & Well Being support in Croydon booklet can be found on CVA website home page www.cvalive.org.uk → Directories Button → Croydon Mental Health Groups
Other useful directories can be found on the home page of the Croydon Voluntary Action website, www.cvalive.org.uk (Homeless Support, Foodbanks, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Autism, Debt Advice Services, Find Activities, Find Organisations)
Croydon Simply Connect Directory
You can find out more about local services on Simply Connect Croydon. This online directory lists numerous specialist support services, such as mental health, bereavement services and much more. Find a service
Adding, or amending your activities (for those already listed on the directory) please email your changes to email@example.com
Not listed in the Directory yet?
If you wish to add your services/activities you need to complete this online form
Recordings and meeting notes of other recent One Croydon Training which you may find of interest
Training and Community Leadership Support, Croydon Voluntary Action
To view the full CVA Training and Events calendar: CVA Events Training - Croydon Voluntary Action (cvalive.org.uk).