NHS talking therapy services: Talking therapy is for anyone aged 16 and above who is experiencing anxiety, low mood, stress and other common mental health problems. You can self-refer to an NHS Talking Therapy Service or speak to your GP about a referral. There are two services depending on which GP surgery you are registered with.
Hart & Rushmoor Wellbeing Centre: Supports people with mental health needs in their recovery journey including engaging with groups in the community, employment support, wellbeing and emotional support. Can provide support to all levels of mental health need, from mild/moderate depression and anxiety to patients with a serious mental illness diagnosis. All referrals will receive an assessment of need to help agree with the patient what support would be most beneficial. While the centre remains closed, support will be provided by phone, or online. Staff are available 9.30am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday. Telephone 01252 317481. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunshine & Showers: Weekly anxiety and depression support groups for adults, run by Hart Voluntary Action. A chance to share with others your experience of anxiety and depression in a non-judgmental environment. Evening and daytime groups available. For further details telephone 01252 815652 or email email@example.com.
121 Adult Counselling: Free confidential Counselling provided by Hart Voluntary Action for adults aged 18 years+ who are specifically dealing with issues of suicidal thoughts or self-harm. Make a referral on the website or telephone 01252 815652.
North East Hampshire & Farnham Recovery College: You can enrol if you are registered with a GP practice in Fleet, Church Crookham, Crondall, Blackwater or Yateley. The College can support you to improve your health and wellbeing and pursue your own unique life goals, with or without the ongoing symptoms of an illness or condition. Courses are aimed at everyone aged 18 and over. Whether you want to improve your health and wellbeing, have a physical or mental health condition that you want to learn how to manage, or care for someone who has a physical or mental health condition, there are courses for you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone 01276 454150 or text 07920 207046 and ask for the Recovery College.
Southern Health Recovery College: You can enrol if you are aged 18 or above and are registered with Whitewater Health or The Odiham Health Centre. Courses are free if you have used the italk service or adult mental health services from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust within the past 2 years. If this does not apply, you can access courses for a nominal fee. The Recovery College takes an educational approach to equip you with the knowledge and skills to get on with your life, despite mental illness. Enrolment takes minutes, you only need to enrol once and then you can book onto the courses over the Telephone 023 8231 0262 or email email@example.com.
121 Youth Counselling free confidential counselling for anyone aged 11- 25 years old who lives in Hart, goes to a school in the Hart District, or is registered with a Hart GP surgery. If you are interested in having Counselling then please either: visit the website and complete the referral form or telephone 01252 815652 and we can complete a referral form with you over the phone.
Hampshire Youth Access is a partnership of 12 leading agencies providing counselling, information, advice, and support to children and young people aged 5-17 across Hampshire. They also give advice and information to anyone concerned about a child or young person’s emotional wellbeing. To get in touch, call 02382 147 755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
Surrey & Borders Youth Counselling: A Youth Counselling service for those aged between 12 and 24 is also provided by Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The service can offer up to 6 appointments and each appointment will last up to 50 minutes. Referrals can be made by all health, social care and education practitioners. All children and young people need to be registered with a GP in Surrey or NE Hampshire to be referred to the service. To make a referral Telephone 0300 222 5755. We are open 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am -12pm Saturday.
Headroom - Young People's Charity provides Specialist Anger Management Support services to young people and their parents, carers and supporters in Hart and Rushmoor - here to help those who are finding the current restrictions are leading to tensions and possibly angry outbursts at home. If you, or someone you know, are parenting, caring for, or living with a young person aged 11 to 25 years old that you can see are not managing their emotions well during these difficult days and you are concerned about, or feel threatened by their angry behaviour you can call for help and support. Headroom can help the young person directly via a phone or video call or support parents, carers and / or supporters. Referral is quick and easy. For more information and to access the service just email email@example.com or telephone or text 07464 507974 requesting support and someone will respond within 24 hours to listen to your concerns and offer help.
Hampshire CAMHS Service: The Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) are an NHS service that aims to help young people up to the age of 18 who are finding it hard to manage their emotional and psychological health, and who are suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems. For more information about the service including who can make a referral and how visit Hampshire CAMHS website.
Future in Mind: Do you care for a child or young person who struggles with their mental health? Is your child attending, or waiting to attend, CAMHS? Future in Mind sessions provide an opportunity to share strategies, meet other local parents and keep up to date with the CAMHS service.
Hampshire Specialist Parenting Support Service: Provides parenting programmes for parents/carers who have children aged 5-17 that meet any one of the following criteria.
- Are diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) or
- Are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or
- Are displaying troubling or challenging behaviours associated with mild-moderate conduct disorder or
- Are teenagers displaying anti-social behaviour including child to parent violence.
The service accepts referrals from professionals or self-referral from parents/carers of children who meet the criteria. For more details or to discuss making a referral Telephone 01489 799178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fleet OCD Friendship Group: For people with OCD and for their families, friends and carers. Aims to support, educate and raise awareness during our monthly meetings. Every 3 months we invite a speaker to come and talk about relevant issues. The group is user-led and professionally supported by the national charity OCD Action. Telephone 01252 819431. Email email@example.com.
The NHS website provides information about counselling and how to find a qualified therapist.
For information about Adult Community Mental Health Teams and other mental health services: