Mental Health Support

This section provides links and information to useful resources and support services relating to mental health.

CMHT (Corby & Kettering)

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CONTACT DETAILS
01536 410 141 Kettering Team
0300 5000 927
Advice Line
Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 4pm

CMHT (Corby & Kettering)

Treatment and care is based on patients’ needs

  • Community Support Workers
  • Care coordinators
  • Physical Health Checker
  • Psychology
  • Depot Injection Clinic
  • Out patients support with psychiatrics
  • Employment support
  • Life skills

Eligibility

No self-referral. Access via your GP surgery or via the Crisis Café

Hours and Duration

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Crisis Café Tues – Thursday 17.00pm – 23.00pm

Referral Process

Referrals via your GP or Via Crisis Café at Mind 49-51 Russell Street Kettering NN16 OEN. Crisis Café are facilitated by an NHFT mental health professional and Kettering Mind support workers

Employment and Disability Service (EADS)

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CONTACT DETAILS
0800 783 5637

Employment and Disability Service (EADS)

We exist to support people with a physical, sensory, mental health or learning disability move toward, gain and sustain paid employment through tailored support.

  • You will be expected to do a least 8-16 hours each week of job search activity and will be required to meet with your Employment Development Officer at least fortnightly to discuss their progress, objectives and to update their individual action plan.
  • Work placements are often undertaken as part of these supported employment programmes and will require additional commitment in terms of client hours.

Eligibility

To access our support you do not need to be in receipt of any benefits. To qualify you must require support due to a disability or health condition to gain and / or sustain paid employment of 16 hours+

Hours and Duration

Various

Referral Process

Via the Job centre or telephoning the above number.

Elefriends

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CONTACT DETAILS

Elefriends

Elefriends is an online mental health support channel to talk about a number of things; from chatting about their day, talking about new medication or what’s on their mind at the moment. Together we vent, support and help each other feel better. On elefriends you can:

  • Write posts and comment on others’ posts
  • Private message facilities
  • Add specific elefriends to your wall and write on theirs
  • Other fun social media facilities
  • Give and get help on-the-go with our mobile apps for android and iPhone
  • Hear from the Ele-Daily!

Elefriends is additionally moderated by Mind, Mondays to Fridays, 10am to midnight and monitored once a day on weekends and public holidays.

Eligibility

Available to everyone over 18

Hours and Duration

Online Support 24/7. Don’t hesitate to get in touch by email.

Referral Process

Please email.

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CONTACT DETAILS

07752787556 (Paul Millen) 

Enable Growth and Inclusion North Northants (GAINN)

  • A project for 17 – 24s suffering from social isolation and/or common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression
  • Socially inclusive group activities
  • One to one mentoring
  • Peer mentoring
  • Employment support
  • A listening ear
  • Great fun

Eligibility

  • Participants must be 17 – 24 and self-identify as having a common mental health problem, or suffer with social isolation. We take a broad definition of isolation to mean more than just lack of contact with others. We understand that some people can feel isolated even when they have daily contact with other people.

Hours and Duration

Office Hours 9am – 5pm.

However, we can be flexible with meeting times and sessions.

Referral Process

Contact Paul Millen on 07752787556 and we can arrange to meet you at the next possible time.

 

First For Wellbeing

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CONTACT DETAILS
0300 126 5000
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

First for Wellbeing

First for Wellbeing provides free wellbeing assessments (either face-to-face, over the phone or online) and one-on-one advice and support. We look at:

  • Weight management
  • Alcohol management
  • Stop smoking
  • Financial wellbeing
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Housing
  • Employment and Adult Learning
  • Social wellbeing

Eligibility

Anyone who lives in Northamptonshire over the age of 18.

Hours and Duration

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday or Online 24/7 via www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk

Referral Process

Telephone or complete a wellbeing assessment at www.firstforwellbeing.co.uk/wellbeing-assessment

Kettering Mind

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CONTACT DETAILS
01536 523 216

Kettering Mind

We are Kettering Mind, your local mental health charity. We are a registered charity affiliated to National Mind who are dedicated to supporting and empowering anyone experiencing a mental health problem, through a wide variety of services.

Drop in and visit us –

  • Our Mixing Bowl Information and Refreshment Centre is a place where you can obtain information and support on mental health and wellbeing. If you need a chat or would like some information our staff are available 12pm-1pm. It also serves light refreshments.
  • Crisis Cafés are available for anyone 18 years old or over in need who are finding themselves in a crisis or need support with their mental health. The cafes are facilitated by an NHFT mental health professional and Kettering Mind support workers. The Cafes provide support and safety to anyone, by offering coping mechanisms and management techniques to help reduce the risk of crisis. As well as offering support, professionals can also refer and direct you to further services if required. There is no need to call and book an appointment, simply drop in.
  • 49-51 Russell Street, Kettering, Nn16 OEN

Eligibility

Anyone who is experiencing a difficult time in their lives and their mental health is preventing them from overcoming these difficulties.

Hours and Duration

  • Office hours Mon –Fri 9.00am-16.00pm
  • Mixing Bowl: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11.00am to 13.30pm
  • Crisis Café Tues – Thursday 17.00pm – 23.00pm

Referral Process

Call or email

Northamptonshire Carers

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CONTACT DETAILS
01933 677 907 Carers Support Line
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Northamptonshire Carers

To provide a confidential service to support the needs of Adult Carers and Young Carers across Northamptonshire.

  • Carers Support Line
  • Information and advice
  • Signposting and referral to other organisations
  • One-to-one telephone support
  • Access to Carers Assessments
  • Access to all Northamptonshire Carers services
  • Ongoing support

Eligibility

An adult or child providing unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without their help. This could be due to frailty, disability, serious health condition, mental ill health or substance misuse.

Hours and Duration

Monday – Friday 9am -5pm

Referral Process

Phone or email

Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

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CONTACT DETAILS

Carers Support Line 01604 400808
Mon– Fri between 10am – 4pm

Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council

NREC campaigns for social justice in Northamptonshire. We will undertake this work regardless of race, colour, religion, disability, age, sexuality, transgender status or gender.

  • Support and represent individual victims of discrimination, support victims of hate incidents
  • Monitor hate incidents
  • Raise awareness of the rights of individuals not to experience discrimination and to have their human rights upheld

Eligibility

We are a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee operating in the Kettering area and across Northamptonshire.

Hours and Duration

Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm

Referral Process

Please call or email

Remploy Northamptonshire

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CONTACT DETAILS
0300 456 8110
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Remploy Northamptonshire

Supports people with Mental Health and Physical Disabilities to work through barriers to employment and continue to support for the first 2 years of employment

  • Remploy works on the DWP program called Work Choice and Specialist Employment Services
  • Use community’s services to help with customers’ barriers whatever they may be (ranging from confidence to addiction)
  • Partner with disability confident employers. Although we are not a recruitment agency, most of the jobs we have are entry level.
  • In Work Support Advisors work with customer and employer to ensure a correct approach to being brought into the business and an employer confident their new employee’s abilities as well as managing the new employee and their needs/adjustments

Eligibility

Anyone

Hours and Duration

Advisors are available 9-5 Monday to Friday

Remploy Online are available outside of those hours up to Midnight weekdays.

Referral Process

Call number below or contact the Job Centre

Service Six

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CONTACT DETAILS

01933 277520

Service Six

Regional charity meeting the increasingly complex and diverse needs of disadvantaged children (aged 4+ years) and young people with some services available for adults and families.  

  • Queen’s Award-winning Opal Self-Harm Project
  • Detached and outreach services for children and young people engaged in anti-social behaviour or at risk of gang membership
  • Children’s post sexual abuse support services
  • ‘Needs Led’ services for the most disadvantaged children and young people
  • ‘New Leaf’ NEETs project to support young people aged 16-24 who are not in education, employment or training
  • Professional play therapy and youth, adult and family counselling services

Eligibility

Children and young people aged 10 – 18 years old with some services being provided for under 10s and over 18s.

Hours and Duration

Head Office: Mon – Thurs 9.00am – 7.00pm Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm
Service Delivery is flexible and based around the customer’s needs.

Referral Process

We accept self-referrals and referrals from professionals. Please contact our Portal team who are based at our Head office and discuss your potential referral.

Teamwork Trust

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CONTACT DETAILS
01536 511 993
Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4pm

Teamwork Trust

Delivers a wide range of programmes for vulnerable adults who have short-term or enduring mental health issues, learning difficulties, physical disabilities.

  • Enabling, Education, Activities and Counselling Programmes to help achieve goals, maintain well-being and increase skills
  • Friendly, supportive environment where people can make new friends and regain self-esteem and confidence whilst building a range of skills
  • Key workers may suggest attending Teamwork as part of a care plan.

Eligibility

We work with vulnerable adults who feel that they may gain confidence and improve their life by being part of a friendly team.

Hours and Duration

  • Mon – Fri offering AM & PM sessions between the hours 8.30am – 4.00pm
  • 1 Stanier Close Northfield Park Kettering Northamptonshire NN16 9XW

Referral Process

Call or email

The Lowdown

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CONTACT DETAILS

Office telephone:              01604 634385

Telephone helpline:         01604 622223

LGBTQ mobile:                 07585 737482

 

The Lowdown

Free & Confidential Counselling, information, mental health and sexual health support services for young people, 6 days per week at The Lowdown, Northampton, NN1 1PP.

  • Counselling & Support: Any issue including self harm, bereavement, stress and anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, depression, drugs & alcohol, sexual health, relationships, etc
  • Nurse Service: On-going & emergency contraceptive pill, consultations for implant/LARCs etc, well-mens health check, STD checks
  • Sexual Health Service: Condoms, c-card, STD screening, pregnancy testing, lube, sexual health and relationships information and support
  • LGBTQ Services: Youth support groups, Helpline, Educational/fun activities
  • School Based Services:  1:1 counselling in schools and colleges as well as presentations and awareness talks in assemblies.      

Eligibility

  • All services are for 12 – 25 year olds
  • Our weekly Out There LGBTQ group is for 14-18 year olds
  • Our fortnightly Out There Plus LGBTQ group is for 18-25 year olds
  • Our Sexual Health Nurse Service is available

Hours and Duration

For Counselling, Info, Sexual Health, Support, Mental Health – (appointments and drop-ins), our opening hours are:

Mondays & Wednesdays     12-3pm   & 4–7pm
Mondays to Fridays              4 – 7pm
Saturdays                             10am – 4pm

Sexual Health Nurse Service:
Saturdays        –     1:30-4pm (1st & 3rd Saturday of each Month only)
Wednesdays   –    1:30-3pm &  4-6:30 pm

For LGBTQ Youth Groups:
Out There LGBTQ group (for 14-18’s) – Fridays, 7 – 9pm @ the lowdown

Out There Plus LGBTQ group (for 18-25’s) – alternate Thursdays, 7-9pm @ the lab

Referral Process

Please call or email

Veterans’ Gateway

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CONTACT DETAILS
0808 802 1212
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Veterans’ Gateway

Helping ex-service personnel and their families with advice and support covering seven key areas:

  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Finances
  • Living Independently
  • Mental Wellbeing
  • Physical Health
  • Family and Communities

Eligibility

Ex-service personnel and their families

Hours and Duration

Contact around the clock or visit veteransgateway.org.uk

Referral Process

Telephone or email us

Voice (Victim Support)

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CONTACT DETAILS
0300 303 1965

Mon, Wed, Fri, 8am – 6pm

Tues and Thurs, 8am-8pm

Sat, 9am – 5pm

 

VOICE (Victim Support)

Free and confidential service for victims, witnesses or anyone affected by crime living in Northamptonshire including:

  • Victims and witnesses (adults)
  • Children and young people (specialist therapeutic services)

Individuals do not have to report the crime to receive support. Our support can be emotional or practical. It is available to anyone suffering from any type of crime (including domestic abuse, historical crimes, sexual violence), no matter when and where the crime took place. Support can be face-to-face or over the telephone.

Eligibility

Anyone living in Northamptonshire. Crime does not have to be reported.

Hours and Duration

Referral Process

Phone phone or email