Putney Wellbeing Friends

Where: Putney Library 

                  5-7 Disraeli Road, Putney, London, SW15 2DR

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 6pm-8pm

 

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Who are they and what do they do?

  • Team of 10 local volunteers trained in Mental Health First Aid
  • Skilled at listening

Offering information on self-help strategies via:

  • Books on Prescription
  • Talk Wandsworth, Big White Wall
  • Wide range of activities and volunteering
  • Citizens Advice Wandsworth
  • Wandsworth Wellbeing hub

Aims:

  • Promote awareness of mental health issues to local people
  • Reduce stigma about mental health
  • Identify unmet needs
  • Social prescribing via Wellbeing hub
  • Support Wandsworth Public Health Strategy, 2015
  • Provide links via social media to national campaign Time to Talk
  • Provide a safe place in the community

Putney Library:

  • Safe space
  • Books on prescription

Talk Wandsworth:

  • Give group talk on group talk on coping with anxiety

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