Copyright © 2022 Community Living Well

Category: Peer Support


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 […]


How Peer Support groups can help you

What is Peer Support? Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. Community Living Well Peer Support is available to people over 16 who experience mental health problems whilst under the care of their GP, and their carers. It can support you if you want to: feel less isolated increase […]


Latest Workshops and Groups

Although we can’t offer our usual face-to-face meetings at the moment, our Talking Therapies and Peer Support teams are offering online alternatives. There is a range of groups, workshops and webinars for you to get involved in if you are feeling anxious, stressed or isolated. Living Well Workshops These weekly workshops provide a safe and […]


Men’s Mental Health

While many of the same difficulties are experienced by both men and women, there is a difference in the way they address them. Here we look at the importance of men’s mental health and how to support someone who may need it… Women tend to be more open in discussing their feelings, whereas men have […]


World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness day! Have you ever heard of the phrase kindness makes the world go round? Well it turns out that beyond the warm glow and increase in wellbeing, spreading kindness may even help us live longer! To find out more, read the World Kindness Day BBC article that explores new scientific research […]


November Peer Support Calendar

Welcome to the November Peer Support Calendar We have a wide range of activities and groups on offer this month for our members. Highlights include a trip to Winter Wonderland and a weekend visit to Kensington Palace. All our groups are underpinned by the Five Ways to Wellbeing: Active, Connect, Give, Learn and Notice. New […]


Anxiety and Depression Support Group

Our Peer Support programme includes a structured Anxiety and Depression support group that aims to bring people together who can share their experiences, of anxiety, depression and other aspects of mental health difficulties that affect wellbeing. Self-help groups provide our members with the opportunity to help and support each other as equals, exchange ideas and […]


What is Peer Support?

  Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. It can support you if you want to: feel less isolated increase your confidence get or give support and talk to others who understand your mental health problems through a shared experience be more knowledgeable about your mental health Peer Support […]


SMART St Mary Abbots Rehabilitation and Training