Community Living Well Navigators are for people over 16 who experience mental health problems whilst under the care of their GP, and their carers.
Navigators can offer practical support with a range of issues and support you to access specialist advice, information and other services.
What support do Community Living Well Navigators offer?
Community Living Well Navigators offer short term support, usually up to six sessions. They can work with you, your GP and other professionals in a number of ways including:
Practical support with a range of issues e.g. benefits, debt, housing options, access to health and social care services and other rights and entitlements
Support to access specialist advice and information
Support to take steps to improve physical and mental wellbeing
Link you to Talking Therapies, Employment and Peer Support where this is helpful.
Navigators can help you to:
Identify the areas you would like support with
Set out what you would like to achieve
Explore your options
Create a Wellbeing Plan, led by you, detailing how your needs can be met, who will support you and how
Offer practical support to help you access the right services and support based on your needs, preferences and the options available to you
Coordinate care and support to help you to achieve your goals.
Navigators can support you to speak up for yourself and make your own decisions.
How to access Community Living Well Navigators
You can refer yourself by completing this online form. Alternatively you can ask your GP or other professional involved in your care to refer you to Community Living Well Navigators. For our list of eligible GP practices please click here.