Wellbeing Service - Suffolk (also known as Suffolk Wellbeing Service, Wellbeing Suffolk), provide a range of support for people of all ages, with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress. We work with you to help you make the necessary changes to improve your wellbeing and quality of life.
We also provide a Wellbeing Service for those living in Norfolk & Waveney locality, which is for people aged 16 and over - please see information for 'Wellbeing Service - Norfolk & Waveney (including Great Yarmouth)'.
We aim to reduce the onset of mental ill health, prevent deterioration and promote recovery by offering a range of flexible services tailored to meet your specific needs.
The conditions we treat
We help people to cope with common mental health and emotional wellbeing issues, such as, low mood, stress, anxiety and depression.
What to expect from us
Services we provide include: Walk-in Centres, One-to-one support, Online Guided Self Help, Self-help advice, Services for children and young people, Relationship counselling for individuals and families. Courses to help you achieve a better sense of wellbeing, and to manage issues such as stress, worry, insomnia and IBS. Peer support and access to social groups in your area, and helping you find other support for issues affecting your wellbeing such as, debt, housing, employment
Our services are provided in community settings throughout the region. Once we receive your referral, we contact you to talk to you about the referral and how we can help you. We aim to offer you a phone appointment within 28 days.
How we support carers, including friends and family
Our partner organisation Suffolk Family Carers offers support and wellbeing sessions for young carers (13-16), young adult carers (16-25) and adult carers (25+).
Support we offer for children and young people
If you are a young person who is unhappy or facing a difficult situation and looking to make changes in your life to improve your wellbeing, our team can help.
What we offer to young people
We have support groups which are delivered in local areas in small groups. The aim of these groups is to help people understand more about common problems and include strategies to help you make the changes you want.
You may be offered an Advice Session which is a one-to-one chat over the phone, by Skype or face-to-face, one-to-one support and useful resources.
How can a young person access our service
If you live in Suffolk and are aged 16 and over you can access our support through your GP or any other health or social care professional, or you can self-refer using the form on our website or by phone.
If you live in Suffolk and are aged 15 or under, please contact your GP or other health or social care professional who can support you to be referred to our services.