Mental health resources

Mental health resources

We are very aware that the past year has taken its toll on our patients’ mental health, of all ages. We have looked at what is available for adults, young people, people with autism and learning difficulties, people in an abusive relationship and new parents.

As always, if you are having more severe struggles with your mental health, we want to hear from you. We hope that you find the following resources helpful in supporting you too.

Adults

Talking therapies including counselling and CBT can be accessed via Let’s Talk Wellbeing, Insight Healthcare and Trent PTS.

Let’s Talk Wellbeing

Phone: 0300 300 2200

Email: letstalknottingham@nottshc.nhs.uk

Or follow the following weblink for the self-referral form

Let’s Talk Wellbeing – Nottingham City and County Service (nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk)

Insight Healthcare Nottingham

Phone: 0300 5555582

Or follow the following weblink for the self-referral form

Nottingham – Insight Healthcare

Trent PTS

Phone: 0115 896 3160

Or follow the following weblink for the self-referral form

Self Referral | Trent PTS

The following weblinks may also be very useful:

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/calm-harm/

https://insighttimer.com/meditation-app

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/equoo-emotional-fitness-game/

Young people

Base 51

Base 51 works with young people aged 11-25 and offers counselling and a range of programmes and activities. There is lots of information about self-referral at:

Young People’s Charity | Base 51 | Nottingham

Their contact number is 0115 9525040

Behavioural and Emotional Mental Health team Nottingham (BEHM)

BEHM work to support young people and children with behavioural, emotional and mental health needs. This pathway is for people who:

  • Present with concerns about their behaviour, emotional wellbeing or mental health
  • Present with concerns about possible ASD or ADHD
  • Are registered with a NHS Nottingham City GP
  • Are aged 0 to 18 (the pathway extends up to the age of 24 where the young person has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)).

Their contact number is 0115 8761716 and a self-referral form is available at:

Self-referral to CAMHS / Behavioural & Emotional Health Team | Ask Lion – Nottingham City Directory

Autistic people

We have had good reports from Autistic Nottingham, a charity who support autistic adults without an intellectual disability.

Their webpage is

Autistic Nottingham – Supporting Autistic Adults

Learning disabilities

Information about the community learning disability team can be found at:

Community Intellectual Disability Nursing Team (CLDT) (nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk)

Domestic abuse

There are lots of services available and open during the pandemic to help you if you are in an abusive relationship.

A 24 hour helpline is available via Juno Women’s Aid: 0808 800 0340

Their webpage is

Domestic Abuse & Violence Helpline, Support, Charity in Nottingham | Juno – Juno Women’s Aid Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

We have also found an excellent list of resources and organisations at:

Domestic Abuse – Nottingham City Council

New parents

New parents during the pandemic may be finding a great deal of emotional turmoil and a lack of support.

Homestart offer confidential support to parents in their homes via trained volunteers (all of whom are parents themselves)

Home-Start Nottingham (home-startnottingham.org.uk)

The following groups have also been recommended by new parents locally:

Little Legs:

Little Legs Ltd | Health and wellbeing in Nottingham

Maternity Voices Partnership:

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire – Maternity Voices Partnership (nottsmvp.co.uk)

Mapperley and Woodthorpe mums Facebook group:

 Mapperley and Woodthorpe Mums | Facebook