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COVID-19 Information and Guidance

The West London Clinical Commissioning Group have issued the following COVID-19 information and guidance. Visit WWW.GOV.UK For up-to-date information on Coronavirus symptoms and guidance and what this means for you, your family and friends. Key messages Only go outside for food, health reasons or essential work Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people Wash […]

Food and Mood: how diet affects your mental health

We often link our diet and what we eat to our physical health, but did you know that it also affects your mental health and wellbeing? Having a healthy, balanced diet rich in protein, nutrients and vegetables could be the key to raising energy levels, improving your ability to concentrate and focus, bettering digestion and […]

Help us shape your mental health services

Want to help review and shape your mental health services in your community of Kensington & Chelsea and Queen’s Park & Paddington? We are committed to collaborating on shaping the future of mental health services in our community and would value your involvement. You’ll be compensated for the time that you can contribute to this […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

When the days get shorter, darker and colder, you may feel a dip in your mood. It’s common to feel affected by changes in the weather and seasons – we all have certain times of year that we enjoy more or less than others, for a variety of reasons. You might find your mood changes […]

March Peer Support Calendar

Welcome to the March Peer Support Calendar! We have a wide range of activities and groups on offer for our members. Highlights include a Storytelling Workshop at the Queen’s Gallery, a weekend visit to Kensington Palace and exploring the British Museum. We’re also pleased to offer a Living Well Workshop on Self-Compassion. If you’ve ever […]

Talking to Matt Waters from the West London CCG

West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning and buying health services for people registered with a GP in Kensington & Chelsea and Queens Park and Paddington. The organisation is made up of GP and health professional members. The West London CCG not only commissions Community Living Well (CLW); they also work with […]

Returning to work after sick leave

Two-thirds of us will have suffered from some form of mental illness at some point in our lives. It can be even more devastating when it forces us to take a lengthy absence from work. However, once we are on the right road to recovery, going back to work is often one of the most […]

The Winter 2020 Magazine is now available!

A very warm welcome to the Winter 2020 edition of the Community Living Well magazine (and excitingly the first one of the year and decade). As we navigate our way through the shorter, colder winter days, you may feel a dip in your mood. It’s normal for us to feel down in winter.  But if […]

February Peer Support Calendar

Welcome to the February Peer Support Calendar! We have a wide range of activities and groups on offer for our members. Highlights include a visit to the Cartoon Museum, Kew Gardens, Creative Writing Workshop and the launch of our new monthly Creative Peer Support Group. We’re also pleased to offer a Living Well Workshop. ‘The […]

Overcoming obstacles with a long-term condition: Luca’s story

Coming to terms with a long-term condition can be challenging, particularly with managing symptoms and making changes to your day-to-day life. It can have a detrimental effect on your mental health, causing anxiety and depression. Luca who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) talks to us on how the service helped him re-focus his life […]