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Chester PLUS

Chester PLUS is a peer support group that provides a drop in for people over the age of 18 years to visit, chat and have a cup of tea. The group is supported by Rethink. The group is run by people who have experienced mental health problems, and can provide support for people who may otherwise feel socially isolated. People can meet socially, make new friends as well as share their experiences. Th...

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Crisis Care Concordat

The Crisis Care Concordat is a national agreement between the Department of Health and the Home Office.  Signatories also include Local Authorities and Police services.  Service user and carer input was supported by Mind. The aim of the Crisis Care Concordat is to provide early intervention for people in mental health crisis. The Concordat sets out how organisations will work together better to en...

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Help to achieve a healthy lifestyle

The Healthy Living Centre in Ellesmere Port has a number of programmes to support people with healthy life styles: the ‘why weight programme’ (www.cwp-whyweight.com) is a free 12 week weight loss programme. people can learn to cook healthy meals on a budget in a 6 week cooking programme. Food is provided and you can take your meals home . a themed cookery class takes place on a monthly...

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Who are Kooth?

Kooth is a web site that is for young people who are at school or college who are experiencing stress. Kooth provides an opportunity to talk to someone who can help you find ways to cope with your problems. KOOTH gives young people the chance to get support with problems at home, problems at school, drink and drugs, sexual health and sexuality, anxiety, eating disorders or any other issues you mig...

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The Recovery College

Recovery is helping people to be the best  they can and want to be . Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) is now into the second year of a five year strategy which aims to embed the principles of Recovery into everything we do.  The West  Cheshire  Recovery College  forms  part of the Healthy Living Centre in  Blacon, Chester and was refurbished to become a place for interact...

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Relaxation classes

Relaxation Taster Sessions (Free) Learn relaxation techniques including Indian Head massage, Acupressure and Deep Breathing . There are limited spaces and advance booking is required. This takes place at the Chester Healthy Living Centre, Ground Floor, Plas Dinas, Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester, CH1 5SN. You can telephone the Blacon Healthy Living Centre on 01244 385035, or visit the website :...

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Welcome to the West Cheshire team

The West Cheshire Early Intervention team has mental health nurses, occupational therapists, a clinical psychologist, three support workers, an assistant practitioner and consultant psychiatrist in the team. The role of the team is to assess people suspected or have experienced a psychotic episode. We aim to help people access the service by visiting them at home or arranging an appointment at our...

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Exercise for free!

In the West Cheshire team we can discuss with you your physical health needs. If you havent been to a leisure centre for a while and worry about the cost, we can accompany you to the gym and you can use a leisure centre pass that we have available. You will need to speak to your care coordinator first who can then plan when you can go. People also need to attend an induction before starting. The L...

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