Peer Support

Covid-19 Service Update

Peer Support services will be provided under one umbrella with other Kensington and Chelsea Mind services. While face-to-face peer support services are suspended due to Covid-19, they will be offering:

  • Remote mental health support by telephone, email or digital media – all according to your preference

  • Wellbeing planning to help people cope with life at home

  • Information and support to access other services you may need during this time

  • Information and support to help you access help if you are in a crisis

  • A weekly programme of online activities, such as, Peer Support Group, Art and Culture, Virtual Coffees and Online Quiz

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

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Who does Community Living Well peer support help?

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 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

What help does Community Living Well peer support offer?

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Peer Support offers both peer-led and peer-facilitated activities, which focus on your strengths, hopes and ambitions and can help you develop skills and strategies to manage and maintain your emotional and physical wellbeing.

Peer support can help you through:

  • Feeling accepted by others who share your experience
  • Developing and sharing skills
  • Reducing feelings of isolation
  • Building confidence and emotional resilience
  • Building new relationships

Peer Support is available in a number of different ways. Current activities include:

Social Peer Support

Social Peer Support provides friendly meet ups where you can connect with others in a safe, supportive environment to join in an activity or just spend time with people who have a similar interest and shared experience. Social Peer Support activities include walking, culture, arts, cooking, singing, social trips and much more.

Living Well Workshops

Living Well Workshops provide a safe and supportive space to develop skills to manage the stresses and difficulties in your life, helping you to manage your emotional and physical wellbeing.

Peer Support Groups

Peer support groups are a way to give and receive mutual support to help manage the stresses in your life.

One to one peer support

Meet with a peer worker, talk through emotional challenges and share coping suggestions.

How to access peer support

You can refer yourself by contacting Community Living Well or completing the form on this website. Alternatively you can ask your GP or other professional involved in your care to refer you to Community Living Well Peer Support. For our list of eligible GP practices please click here.

How to contact peer support

The best way to contact Peer Support is by referring yourself to Community Living Well using the online form. You can also call on:

Tel: 020 3317 4200

You could also write to Community Living Well at: