Self-Care

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If you have a long term physical or mental health condition then free support is available from the NHS to help you look after yourself and take control of your own health and wellbeing.​ Have a look at some of the courses below and links to support within the community.


Offers a support service for people living with long-term health conditions, and includes:
  • Experts Patients Programme
  • New Beginnings mental health course
  • Looking After Me course for carers
  • An information point about additional services provided by charities, self-help groups and voluntary organisations in Wandsworth
 
There are a number of free education programmes available for patients with the following conditions:
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Falls and bone health
  • Pulmonary disease
 
A range of free support is available for people experiencing mental health problems, whether that is stress, depression, anxiety or other conditions.  Your GP can offer you initial advice on how to deal with your symptoms, and talk to you about available treatments and support services in your area including: 
  • Recovery cafés
  • Online support
  • Talking therapies
  • Specialist care
  • Emergency care 

Further links