A peer support group has been started in Guildford for people living with mental health concerns, such as depression and anxiety. It meets every Wednesday 7.30pm to 9pm at The Spike Community Centre, Warren Road, Guildford, GU1 3JH.
PeerTalk is a registered charity, underpinned by the Methodist Church, whose aim it is to establish a national network of peer support groups for those living with depression. In the current climate of overstretched resources in the NHS, there is simply not enough support available for those struggling with their mental health.
The peer support group is facilitated by trained volunteers and its strength lies in the peer support on offer — where those present, with a lived experience of mental health struggles can offer support, feedback and encouragement to others in a similar place. The volunteers are trained to signpost those present to further support should this be appropriate.
People do not need to be referred. They can simply go along, and share in a safe and confidential space, where they will be heard, respected and supported.
For more information please contact Liz Whitfield, PeerTalk Administrator, 07908 493880, firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also be interested in
METHODIST CENTRAL HALL, MANCHESTER SEEKS NEW TRUSTEES to develop the vision and vision and ten year strategic plan for the Methodist Central Hall, Manchester in order to speak powerfully of God's love by making this building a focal point for community engagement through the combined use for mission and income through commercial use.Membership of the Board offers an exciting opportunity to...
A photo as a very relevant reminder of The Cross for both all those who were at the Addlestone Baptist church Good Friday service and for those who were not able to be there. All the red roses with a message attached were put there during the service by those present.Fred...
Come and see the changes that have been made to Cranleigh Methodist Church at their open day on Saturday 4th May.Light refreshments and a cake stall will be availableEveryone welcome between 10am and...
St Mary's, Guildford
Addlestone Methodist Church