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Tell us what mental health and wellbeing services should be like in Cornwall

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Ania Nicholls
on 28th November 2019

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  • St Austell
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  • Porthleven
  • Port Isaac
  • Polzeath
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  • Penzance
  • Penryn
  • Padstow
  • Newquay
  • Mullion
  • Mousehole
  • Mevagissey
  • Mawgan Porth
  • Marazion
  • Lostwithiel
  • Looe
  • Liskeard
  • Launceston
  • Lands End
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Helston
  • Hayle
  • Fowey
  • Falmouth
  • Crackington Haven
  • Charlestown
  • Camelford
  • Camborne
  • Bude
  • Boscastle
  • Bodmin

Hi

We are reviewing mental health and wellbeing social support in Cornwall and we want to hear your views.

Social support services in Cornwall help people to improve their mental health and wellbeing. This is not about medication or specialist NHS services or therapies.

Social support is provided by voluntary and community organisations and can help you to:

  • Manage your mental health and wellbeing,
  • Develop the skills you need to live independently,
  • Access employment, education and training,
  • Link to activities in your local community,
  • Prevent crisis and support you in crisis.

if you have any ideas how we can shape the above services to inform the future provision, just let us know. You can also complete our survey and attend workshops, find more information on our website:

www.cornwall.gov.uk/mentalhealthsurvey

 

Idea #1. Added by Healthwatch Cornwall | 2 wks ago

The New Mental Health Safety Plans are now available from Cornwall Health and Social Care.
A Mental Health Safety Plan is a preventative tool designed to help support those who struggle with mental wellbeing. It may be difficult to think clearly when you’re feeling really low, or feel incredibly overwhelmed, and it may be difficult to ignore these feelings. Safety plans are best created when not in crisis.

By having a safety plan, you’re making sure that there are strategies you can use to keep yourself safe and can help you feel more in control when everything feels out of control. Think of your safety plan as your ‘mental health first-aid kit’; it includes different things that will help you through a crisis.
You can download the plans at
https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/mental-health/mental-health-safety-plans/

What ways can we manage crisis?

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Comment added by Healthwatch Cornwall | 1 month ago

What's happening in your area?


Comment added by Healthwatch Cornwall | 1 month ago

The Land's End Park Run is here !! The initiative of GP's at Alverton GP Practice in Penzance there is a weekly schedule and "everyone is welcome all ages including those with pushchairs and buggies. You don't have to run, you can just turn up and support people. Some people can just come and have a walk." The Land's End Park Run is free to take part in and will take place every Saturday at 9am . The starting point postcode is TR19 7AA. Participants are asked to register before their first run here or at www.parkrun.org.uk/register




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