Are you feeling low, anxious or depressed?
Would you like to make a positive difference to your quality of life, by taking control of your emotional health and well-being?
We now have a choice of services that will offer you the advice and support you may need.
Access Mental Health
If you are struggling to cope or feel yourself nearing a breakdown, Access Mental Health is here to provide help.
Designed in partnership with local people, it offers a range of
services which provide support at times and places when people need it
You don’t need to be referred by your GP or other health professional, you can just reach out for help when you need it. Mental health professionals and peer support workers will be on hand to help you avoid a crisis and help you find the path to recover.
Steps 2 Wellbeing
You can be referred or refer yourself to Steps 2 Wellbeing which will enable you to access a range of helpful services quickly and easily. Their aim is to support people in Dorset who are suffering from problems, such as low mood, depression and anxiety.
Tel: 0300 790 6828
Livewell Dorset is a free service offering advice and support to improve your wellbeing. Help is available to stop smoking, weight managment, to increase your physical activity and help to reduce your alcohol intake.
Tel: 01305 233105
My Life My Care
If you find it difficult to live safely and independently in your home, you can find help here. There is information and advice to help you make informed choices about living the life you want.
Help and advice is available on personal care, home adaptations, home safety, equipment, reablement and money matters.
Telephone the Adult Access Team on 01305 221016
Computerised Self Help
how to understand and manage your moods using internet-based
courses. The website above can be accessed by anyone.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Appointments can be made via reception, for Thursday afternoons at Royal Crescent Surgery.
Help with resolving legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice.
Call 01305 774466
Sure Start Children’s Centre
The Mulberry Children's Centre
2 Newstead Road
Providing integrated education, parenting advice, play and learn sessions to help you support your childs development, access to advice on financial and housing matters, health advice and family support.
EDP (Exeter Drug Programme)
Drug & Alcohol Service - Drop in Session.
EDP Drug & Alcohol services are passionate about supporting
individuals who face complex issues, including substance misuse, mental
ill health, and other harmful, addictive and offending behaviour to
improve their health, wellbeing and employability.
Weymouth, DT4 7AA
Tel: 01305 571264
Help and support for carers and those wanting to reduce their use of alcohol and drugs.
The Lantern Trust
Support, Services and Encouragement that you are entitled to.
Do you struggle to see a future when the help you need seems desperately out of reach.
At Lantern Trust we listen, and understand the best way to access the support and services that you’re entitled to. No longer do you have to be isolated.
2 Ranelagh Road
Weymouth, DT4 7JD.
Tel: 01305 787940
Weymouth Community Volunteers
WCV is a Weymouth, Dorset based registered charity who support and enable disadvantaged people to become active members of their local community. We achieve this through improving access to opportunities in volunteering, education and by offering training that improves employment prospects.
Tel: Stephen Rewse 07971 338335
Your local Wayfinder has a huge list of contacts and information to help you find out about most things. Some of these are details of local lunch clubs and social events, learning opportunities and outings. This service is available to people aged 50 years and over.