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Become a trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to widen your knowledge and gain some experience working in mental health? A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a training course fully funded by the NHS within the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT). Psychological therapies services across London are recruiting trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) […]

SilverCloud: Online CBT

SilverCloud enables people to access the same quality therapy online, as they would meeting with a therapist face to face. National studies, and our own data looking at the effectiveness of SilverCloud, have shown high improvement rates for depression and anxiety; helping people overcome and manage their mood better whilst increasing their sense of wellbeing. […]

MHAW Keeping People Connected Campaign

The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 was loneliness. To support the week, Community Living Well ran its own campaign, ‘Keeping People Connected’. We wanted to highlight all of the incredible organisations in our local community who work to keep people connected and combat loneliness. We asked people in the community to record a […]

Talking Therapies: Amal’s Story

Amal, who is a part of the local Muslim community, had been struggling with difficult feelings for a while, but she didn’t know why or how to cope with them. She had tried to seek help before but could not find someone who understood her situation, and it ended up making her feel worse. Determined […]

Stress Awareness Month 2022

We all face many challenges in life, which can cause us stress, worry and anxiety. During this Stress Awareness Month, be aware of how you are feeling and use the advice below to try and help reduce your level of stress. How to cope with stress You may find yourself worrying about a range of […]

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 […]

Managing anxiety and stress during this time

There’s a lot going on in our world right now. If news and current events are causing you anxiety and stress, there are some things you can do to help manage these feelings. STAY INFORMED BUT NOT ALARMED You might like to keep up-to-date with news from around the world, however, tuning in to every […]

Considering a career change

The prospect of a career change, particularly in an uncertain economy, can be daunting, and switching jobs is never a decision that should be taken lightly. The Community Living Well Employment Support team can help you identify transferable skills and give tips on how to apply for a new job. Over the past two years, […]

Great Mental Health Day 2022

Great Mental Health Day in London 2022 Across London, organisations and individuals are joining together to celebrate London’s first ever Great Mental Health Day. The aim of the day is to get us talking about mental health, highlight the great support available, and, crucially, take the stigma out of asking for help when we need […]

Supporting someone with a mental health problem

Supporting someone we love who is experiencing a mental health problem can be distressing and upsetting. Despite your good intentions and desires to help, you may feel powerless and ill-equipped to provide mental health support. Remember that for this person, even having someone check in on them may make a vast difference. It will help […]

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