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Talking Therapies: Pierre’s story

“I hope by sharing my experience, other people will want to try.” Pierre had been dealing with anxiety and depression for a while. He turned to Talking Therapies (IAPT) for support. We spoke to him to find out about his experience. How did you come to hear about Talking Therapies? I heard about it through […]


World Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday 10 October 2021 is World Mental Health Day. 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 experienced by people who experience mental ill health not only affects that persons physical and […]


Pilot Mental Health Programme for Young People

Community Living Well Pilot Mental Health programme for young people aged 19-24 with mental health needs The Community Living Well Self-Care service is trialling a new programme for young people aged 19-24 with mental health needs (in Primary Care), and who are registered with a GP in Kensington & Chelsea, Paddington or Queen’s Park. The […]


World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

Friday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year’s theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ – a reminder that there is an alternative to suicide and that our actions, no matter how big or small, may provide hope to those who are struggling. Many of us are affected by suicide or suicidal feelings […]


Talking Therapies Webinars August

The next course of Talking Therapies (IAPT) webinars start in August. The Talking Therapies webinars can help to support you and teach you ways to help manage your stress, anxiety and other emotional difficulties. MOOD BOOST Tuesday 10 AUGUST @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM This 4-week group can support you in understanding low mood and how […]


What is burnout and how to avoid it?

What is Burnout? It’s difficult to draw a line between our work and private lives when juggling them in the same space. The blurred lines between your personal and work life can mean that you are working longer hours and unable to switch off. Your brain and body can only handle feeling overworked and overwhelmed […]


Self-Care: The ClementJames Centre

Having started life over 40 years ago as a humble homework club, The ClementJames Centre now offers employment support, adult learning, children and young people’s education and wellbeing support for members of the local community, and beyond. Through a range of 1-to-1 sessions, group activities and classes, ClementJames offers wrap-around support for the adults, young […]


Talking Therapies – Lise’s Story

Talking Therapies (IAPT) provide a range of support for when you experience difficult emotions, such as low mood, anxiety and stress. Lise has struggled with anxiety for most of her life. We spoke to her to find out more about how her recent experience with Talking Therapies has helped her to cope. How did you […]


Talking About Suicide

This year has been particularly difficult for all of us; the pandemic and months of lockdown restrictions have had a massive impact on our daily lives as well as our mental health. This is a lot to cope with and it is understandable that many of us are struggling with our mental health and wellbeing […]


Spring/Summer 2021 Magazine available now!

Spring-Summer Edition 2021 (best for viewing on mobile device) Spring-Summer Edition 2021 (best for viewing on desktop) Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2021 edition of Community Living Well magazine. We hope you have continued to stay well during these extremely challenging few months. We have heard from many of you about how this lockdown has been […]


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