Lewisham Community Wellbeing - Mental Health Support for Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The new integrated Lewisham Community Wellbeing service for people with mental health problems in the London Borough of Lewisham. This service is led by Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind (BLG Mind) and we will deliver it in partnership with Sydenham Garden and METRO, and working closely with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation.

The project will help people manage their mental health and wellbeing, recover, achieve their personal goals and connect with their local community. The service we provide includes:

  • Individual person-centred support and recovery planning

  • Workshops, courses and groups

  • Peer support groups and activities

  • Culturally specific provision for people from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities

  • Community engagement and mental health awareness raising

  • Service user involvement

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Eligibility

  • Be aged 18 years or over

  • Be resident in the London Borough of Lewisham or be registered with a Lewisham GP

  • Need support with social and/or practical life issues

  • Have mental health and wellbeing problems as their main health issue

  • Be able to attend the service and have not been discharged by the service in the previous six months

  • Be willing to work on identified actions to assist them in achieving their stated goals and help towards them moving forward in their life

  • Not attend whilst under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs

  • Not present an unmanageable risk to themselves or others


People can be referred to the service by staff in other organisations, or they can refer themselves. To make a referral, please email contact@lewishamwellbeing.org.uk or phone 0203 228 0760. For more information on the project visit https://www.lewishamcommunitywellbeing.org.uk/


Partners

 
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