Extra Support

Please find below information pages for extra help and support in the community and other useful websites. Categories are listed alphabetically.

 

Lockdown support and info

Here are some resources to help you and your family deal with the current lockdown Current rules and restrictions can be found on the Government website This guide to Coronavirus ... [continue] Lockdown support and info

Abuse

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Alcoholism

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Autism

For support and information go to: The National Autism Society website The NHS website autism section For local support and information go to: Devon Link-Up devonlink-up.org Call 01404 41235 Email ... [continue] Autism

Babies

For advice, support and an online community go to babycentre.co.uk For support with crying or sleepless babies go to cry-sis.org.uk For a wealth of information about parenting a baby visit ... [continue] Babies

Bereavement

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Cancer

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Children/parenting

For a child-friendly guide to Covid-19 go to Childrenscommissioner.gov.uk

Disabilities

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Feet

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Hearing

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Insomnia

You can read about insomnia and ways to manage it at this page on the NHS website Dr Anna also highly recommends the book ‘Why We Sleep’ by Matthew Walker

Joints

For advice and support on joint pain/arthritis go to versusarthritis.org  

Loneliness or isolation

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Menopause

For support and information go to Menopausedoctor.co.uk

Mental Health

Patients are able to self-refer to TalkWorks, an organisation that offers free CBT support to those suffering with their mental health. To find out more and self refer go to ... [continue] Mental Health

Older adults

For local help and advice for older adults go to: The Age UK Exeter website Groups that take place in Cranbrook for older adults include: Board Game Club Tuesdays at ... [continue] Older adults

Pregnancy

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Relationships

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Sexual health

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Substance abuse

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Teeth

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Vision

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Walking group

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Young people

For practical tools and support with mental health go to Kooth To learn about Mental Health Literacy go to Teenmentalhealth.org