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Mental Wellbeing & Social Isolation - Winter Well

Mental Wellbeing & Social Isolation - Winter Well

It's no secret that winter can be a tough time for our mental health.

The shorter days and colder weather alone can make life a little more challenging, but when you throw the cost of living crisis in to the mix, along with uncertainty over Covid-19 and flu season, it is easy to see why so many people are likely to struggle this winter, with large numbers expected to feel isolated and down.

If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental wellbeing and/or feeling isolated, then you are in the right place. See what support is available further down the page.

Looking for ideas to tackle Mental Health and Isolation? Fortunately, there are many things we can do ourselves to improve our mental health and prevent feeling isolated...

COMPREHENSIVE SECTION OF INFORMATION, ADVICE & SERVICES to help with physical and emotional wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing Hub

This area provides useful information, advice and details of services that can help you look after your physical and emotional wellbeing.Take positive steps to look after yourself.

A free telephone service for residents of all ages in Bury who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing

Bury Getting Help Line

Available to people of all ages.

Courses, activities and 121 support including counselling

Creative Living Centre

Available for pregnant women, older people over 65, mental illness, cognitive impairment, socially isolated, learning difficulties, low income, low mobility.

Various groups including Recovery group, mental health drop in and anxiety and depression group

BIG in Mental Health

Mental health, socially isolated, cognitive impairment, learning difficulties – all ages

Assesses people to access supported housing

Supported Tenancies (learning disabilities)

For people with housing issues

Accesses to support and help in local voluntary community and faith sector to assist with wellbeing

Beacon Service

All ages – pregnant women, hospital patients, frail, socially isolated, recurrent falls, diabetes, COPD, asthma, respiratory conditions, low income, fuel poverty, homelessness, rough sleeping, learning difficulties

Offer support for people with hearing difficulties,

Communica8e Bury

Anyone who is Deaf or has a hearing impairment

Provides early intervention and support

Bury Blind Society

Rehabilitation service for people with visual impairment

Group session, covering various health promotion topics

Helping Yourself to wellbeing

Available to those aged 16+

Guided meditation and mindfulness

Live Well Service

Open to people of any age, reduces risk of ill health, and helps managing long term conditions

Face to face or digital

Live well - Covid Recovery / long Covid

Post covid diagnosis

Social care charity for gm jewish community committed to helping people live life as fully as possible and reducing social isolation in our community.

The Fed

For people of all ages.

Targeted intervention to promote emotional and psychological wellbeing for 18+

Healthy Minds

Available to people aged 18 years +

Targeted intervention to promote emotional and psychological wellbeing for young people

Healthy Young Minds (CAMHS)

For people aged 0-18 years.

Counselling service which promotes family and relationships including family counselling

The Relationship Hub (Northwest)

Available to people aged 8 years +

Offers support for adult carers in Bury

N-compass (Bury Carers Hub)

All adult carers aged 18 years +

Offers support for young carers in Bury

Bury Young Carers

Available to all young carers aged 7 to 18 years

Digital skills course to enable participants to gain digital connectivity

Digital Inclusion Training

Anyone who needs digital skills, social isolation, housebound

advice, support and assistance to enable you to remain healthy, happy and independent for longer.

Staying Well Team

For over 50's. The Staying Well Team will help you to ensure you are receiving great all round care and support, so that you can enjoy good health and maintain your independence.

The Health and Wellbeing Hub holds useful information, advice and details of services that help you look after your physical and emotional wellbeing.

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