Adults of all ages registered with a Kingston GP can get support with mental health or with substance misuse issues at Kingston iCope (psychological therapies) or Kingston Wellbeing Service (substance misuse service). Details of the different services offered are described below.
Kingston Wellbeing Service (substance misuse service)
This service includes:
- assessment and bespoke treatment plans
- harm reduction information
- specialist detoxification programmes to manage withdrawal symptoms and gradually wean you off drugs and/or alcohol
- one-to-one and group therapies aimed at getting to the core of the problem, coming up with ways to deal with cravings and avoid relapse
- motivation and support from those that have previously had problems with drugs and/or alcohol
- group activities and social networks, including men and women's groups, relapse prevention and life skills advice
- joint working with employment agencies, training providers and housing associations to help you get back on track
Anyone can access the service - either via their GP or other health professional or by referring themselves directly if they want to.
Kingston wellbeing service contact details
Surbiton Health Centre
Kingston iCope (psychological therapies)
Kingston iCope offers free, confidential help for problems such as stress, worry, anxiety and depression and insomnia.
Kingston iCope offers a range of courses and individual treatments to help people manage symptoms of depression, anxiety and other cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties. It is for adults of all ages, from young to old.
The treatments offered have been shown to be effective and are recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
- guided self help
- community signposting
- self-help books and resources
- workshops and groups
- group treatment and courses
- dynamic interpersonal therapy
- behavioural couples therapy
You can refer yourself using by using the iCope self referral form
iCope contact details
22 Hollyfield Road
Telephone: 020 3317 7850
Fax: 020 8339 4788.
Email: [email protected]