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Wellbeing Service - Great Yarmouth & Waveney Locality (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Address: Oaktree Centre
Northgate Hospital,
Northgate Street

Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 1BU
Enquiries 01493 337 887
Patient referral 0300 123 15 03
Fax: 01493 337 959
Email: nicola.taylor@nsft.nhs.uk
Website: www.readytochange.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
The Wellbeing Service offers a range of psychological interventions for people aged 18 and over with mild to moderate levels of:
* Anxiety
* Depression
* Maternal mental health including post-natal depression
* Panic disorder
* Phobias, including;
 - fear of heights
 - animals
 - flying
 - blood-injury-injection phobia
 - social
 - phobia and agoraphobia
* Health anxiety / Hypochondriasis

Psychological Interventions could include:
* Guided self-help
* Group work
* Courses
* Individual Therapy

There are now also some new groups available;
Being a Mum group: starts again on November 11 in Beccles. This group is aimed at mums in the perinatal period and addresses the common mental health problems of low mood and anxiety that can occur during this time.

Stress Control: This popular course continues to run in both Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft; the Lowestoft course is being offered on Monday evenings, making it more accessible for those who are working.

Older people group: There is no upper age limit for the service, referrals are accepted for anyone age 16 and above.

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.


An information leaflet about the service is available via the website and at GP surgeries.
Age Range: 16 and over
Target Groups: Mental Health
Related Services: Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Wellbeing Service (IAPT partnership with MIND) - Norfolk (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (Merged from Norfolk & Suffolk Mental Health Trusts))
Referral Procedure: Refer to the Wellbeing Service by;
* Using the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mental Health Referral form for Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
* Referral letter
* Patients can self-refer by calling 0300 123 1503

For more information please email;wellbeing service For a practice visit, more information about what the service offers, referral criteria, and to answer any queries please phone 01493 337883 or email Nicola.
Opening Times: The service is accessible Monday to Friday 9 a.m - 5 p.m, however, appointments may be arranged outside of these times between 8 a.m - 8 p.m.
Locations Served: Beccles, Belton, Bradwell, Bungay, Caister, Filby, Fleggburgh, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Halesworth, Hemsby, Hopton, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Martham, Ormesby, Scratby, Southwold, Winterton
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Last updated: 07/11/2014    Last full review: 25/06/2014

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