Health & wellbeing
Having money worries can impact your mental health. It's important to remember that there is help there for you and to seek it.
They can help you to find therapeutic or medical support.
Supports people with mild to moderate mental health issues such as anxiety or low mood.
You can call 0300 123 6020 to self refer.
Shropshire Mind run a number of different support groups and sessions for people struggling with their mental health.
You can call/text on 01743 368647 / 86463
Provide social care assessments for people with mental health difficulties. Also offer signposting and other services.
You can call 01743 255895 or attend one of their hubs around the county.
An online support community to share and find help and advice for your mental health.
Mental Health & Debt
Download this free guide from Money Saving Expert on managing mental health and debt. Useful for individuals and carers.
This website is full of easy to use advice and support on benefits, managing money and mental health. Whether you have an existing mental health condition, mental health problems brought on by money or care for someone with mental health problems.
Drugs, Alcohol & Addiction
Shropshire Recovery Partnership covers the whole of Shropshire, with a base in Shrewsbury and satellite hubs in Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow. They support people with drug or alcohol problems or if you are concerned about someone who does.
individual 1-2-1 work with a keyworker
group work sessions
access to detox and rehabilitation services
needle exchange services
criminal justice interventions
Young Addiction; a dedicated young peoples service for 10-18 year olds.
NHS Low Income Scheme
The NHS Low Income Scheme will help cover the costs the costs of things like:
NHS prescription charges
NHS dental treatment charges
The cost of sight tests, glasses and contact lenses
The cost of travelling to receive NHS treatment
NHS wigs and fabric support
You can apply online if you do not have capital or savings over £6,000 and are:
earning a wage
receiving state benefits
living in a care home