Mental and emotional wellbeing

Mental wellness is generally viewed as a positive attribute, such that a person can reach enhanced levels of mental health, even if the person does not have any diagnosed mental health conditions. This definition of mental health highlights emotional wellbeing, the capacity to live a full and creative life, and the flexibility to deal with life's inevitable challenges.

Stress, depression and anxiety can contribute to a host of physical ailments including digestive disorders, sleep disturbances, and lack of energy. Emotional and mental health issues can often be brought on by the strains of life situations, like caring for an older family member, dealing with Alzheimer's disease, suffering the loss of a loved one, juggling the responsibilities of a busy lifestyle or dealing with substance misuse. There is information and advice around common mental health issues, find out more about mental health conditions and how you can access services to help you.

Adult social care 

Together with the Oxleas NHS Trust we provide an integrated service for people who have serious mental health problems, and their carers. Services are provided through Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) based in Penge, Bromley and Orpington. The teams aim to treat mental illness and provide support to enable service users to live independently in the community. Read more...

Talk together Bromley

A  free NHS evidence-based talking therapy service for people aged 18 years and over, who are anxious, stressed, have low mood or suffer from depression. Find out more, including how to refer yourself 

Bromley Well

Supports supports those finding it hard to cope, feeling anxious, stressed or low. They offer tailored short term support to those with low mental wellbeing to realise and work towards personal goals. Find out more about the Bromley Well service.

Bromley Community Wellbeing service

Bromley Community Wellbeing service is a single point of access for the emotional wellbeing of young people under the age of 18 in Bromley. Find out more, including how to make a referral.

Bromley Dementia Hub

One stop access to support for people diagnosed with dementia and their carers, in Bromley. Find out more.

Bereavement

Bereavement is the period of grief and mourning we go through adjusting to the loss of someone close to us. If you experience the death of someone who is very important to you, it can be difficult adjusting to the immense changes happening in your life.

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More information

The links below provide information and advice about a range of mental health issues including stress, anxiety, and depression.