Social Prescribers can help you!

Social prescribers can support a range of people including people with one or more long-term conditions, people who need support with their mental health and people who are lonely or feel isolated.

Social prescribing can support people with their health and wellbeing helping them to access support services they need and to get involved with their community.


What is social prescribing?

Hear more about what social prescribing is, why it's important and how it can help us in this short video produced by The National Academy:
Who can access social prescribing?
  • People above the age of 18
  • People not receiving support from a support worker or Secondary Mental Health Teams.
  • Patients not under the car of another Support Worker or Social Prescriber.
How could a social prescriber help you?
  • Give you access to groups and services that could help your physical health
  • Help you access local mental health support services and groups in your local area
  • Put you in touch with stop smoking and healthy weight services
  • Help you access food banks
  • Help with medicine management
  • Give you access to financial advice and support
How to access social prescribing

Speak to your GP and they will be able to refer you to a social prescriber in your area to help you

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