Living Life is here to support people who are experiencing mental health difficulties to move along with their road to recovery. At Living Life we will listen to you and what is happening in your life. We want to understand what is important to you.
We will help you to get involved in community activities that you want join or are interested in; including voluntary work, education and employment.
We will then carefully plan steps forward with you, so you can see the positive changes in your life and we will support you so that you can get more out of life.
- Listen to you and what is happening in your life
- Try and understand what matters to you
- Advise you on other available services and community activities and can support you to access these
- Enrol you onto a Connect course
Connect Recovery College:
Our Recovery College provides a programme of short courses that are completely free of charge. These courses and workshops can help you to make changes in your life, which can make a difference to your emotional health and wellbeing.
Our courses include things like Stressbusting, Confidence Building, Assertiveness and Relaxation.
We understand that sometimes life is really hard to cope with and it can feel like lots of different things are getting out of control. Sometimes things can head towards crisis point when you haven’t been able to get the help or support you need.
If you have any difficulties you're finding hard to cope with, Assertive Outreach is here to help you.
We can support you to find the right services that are available in your area, and to make good use of the support available.
WE CAN HELP GET YOU SUPPORT WITH:
- Alcohol or street drugs
- Physical health and wellbeing
- Emotional or mental health and wellbeing
- Concerns about harming yourself; or being at risk of harm from somebody else
This service is flexible and responsive - we will work at your pace and at times and places that are comfortable for you.
Who is this service for?
The Living Life service could be right for you if:
- You are over 18 and are a resident in Middlesbrough or Redcar and Cleveland
- Different things in your life are causing you concern or problems
- You haven't been able to find and use the support you need
If you think that we can support you, please contact us.
What happens next?
You can refer yourself, or if this is difficult for you, someone else can do this on your behalf. We can also take referrals from professionals such as your GP. Once we recieve your referral we will be in touch within 3 working days. We will then offer you an appointment to discuss what support you would like and to discuss what things you would like to get involved in.