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Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) 2024 takes place from 13 to 19 May, and the theme is “Movement: Moving more for our mental health”. Movement is important for our mental health. But so many of us struggle to move enough. We know there are many different reasons for this, so this Mental Health Awareness Week […]


Become a Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Join a mental health training course with the improved access to psychological therapies training programme, and become a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Psychological therapies services across London are recruiting trainee PWPs as part of the IAPT programme to deliver evidence based psychological therapies for people with anxiety and depression. PWPs provide brief structured supported treatments such […]


Update: Self-Care service

KCSC have now received confirmation that funding for the Community Living Well Self-Care programme will not be continuing beyond the end of the current grant agreement. Unfortunately, KCSC need to close the Self-Care programme as a result. This only applies to the Self-Care programme managed by KCSC. All Self-Care services overseen by KCSC will end […]


Talking Therapies: Myriam’s Story

Myriam was looking for on-going support to help manage her mental health following time spent under psychiatric care. She was referred to NHS Talking Therapies. We spoke to her about her experience and why she found the therapy helpful. How did you hear about Talking Therapy? What made you seek support? Well, my story with […]


How physical activity helps mental health

Taking regular exercise can have a huge positive impact on our mental health and wellbeing. We’ve highlighted some of the ways how physical activity helps mental health. Recommended physical activity The recommended amount of moderate physical activity we should be doing is two and half hours per week. This regular physical activity helps with many […]


New! Community Workshops

Join us for our FREE NHS Community Workshops Open to all aged 16+ Our Community Workshops aim to promote evidence-based knowledge and support a healthier lifestyle and general wellbeing. Each session includes a light physical activity, suitable for ALL abilities. Information stalls with free resources also available! Our current timetable of Community Workshops has now […]


Christmas Opening Hours

Here are the festive season opening hours for Community Living Well Talking Therapies: Mon 18th Dec – Friday 22nd Dec: Usual hours (Mon – Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-5pm) Mon 25th and Tues 26th Dec: CLOSED – Bank Holiday Wed 27th – Fri 29th Dec Gertrude Street – CLOSED St Charles – Open 9am-5pm only Mon […]


Out now! Community Living Well Magazine Issue 14

We are pleased to share the latest edition of Community Living Well magazine. Featured articles include: Looking after your wellbeing during winter How to be a good colleague Stay informed: Benefits changes Habits to boost your happiness in 2024 Plus, we hear about a recent experience of talking therapy and learn more about a therapeutic […]


Looking after your wellbeing in winter

The winter months can make it difficult for many of us to manage our mental health. The colder temperatures and shorter days could mean we feel the need to withdraw from things we normally enjoy. Here are some tips of what to do to manage your wellbeing in winter. Identify what you struggle with during […]


World Mental Health Day 2023

Today (Tuesday 10 October 2023) is World Mental Health Day and the theme for this year is ‘Mental health is a universal human right’. World Mental Health Day is observed every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness and breaking down the stigma of mental health issues around the world. The stigma and discrimination […]


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