Other sources of Wellbeing Support

There are lots of people and groups who can help you if you are experiencing difficulties.

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Here's some of the services you can use in addition to Goldsmiths' Wellbeing Advisers.

Goldsmiths Students' Union

The GSU Advice Service offers confidential, independent and advice to students, during your time at Goldsmiths.

Black and People of Colour

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

Their BME Network works with over 120 stakeholders in Lewisham, providing a paradigm for how to engage and strengthen groups who are often termed ‘hard-to-reach’ or ‘under-represented’. The network brings together community groups, statutory organisations and local businesses to build a stronger community.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing (LCW)

LCW offers culturally-specific support for people from BME communities. They offer a single point of access to the range of support available focusing on support to help adults in Lewisham borough recover from mental ill-health and maintain their wellbeing.

African Advocacy – Deptford

At Africa Advocacy Foundation, we empower individuals to take control of their health and wellbeing through accurate information, advice, and guidance.

Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapy Network

A professional organisation for Muslim Counsellors.

Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters is a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation established to meet the needs of Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Their aims are to highlight and challenge all forms gender-related violence against women, empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom.

Carers

Carers Lewisham

Carers Lewisham supports Carers in the London Borough of Lewisham. They provide advice, information, emotional support, breaks, and coping strategies.

Local services

The Lewisham Wellbeing Map

The Lewisham Wellbeing Map was established in early 2018 by Tim Bradley, as a way of mapping local and borough wide health and social services in the Lewisham Borough in order to provide easier access for individuals, but also to reduce the pressure on GP’s and Link-workers that are focusing on social prescribing.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing (LCW)

LCW offers culturally-specific support for people from BME communities. They offer a single point of access to the range of support available focusing on support to help adults in Lewisham borough recover from mental ill-health and maintain their wellbeing.

Carers Lewisham

Carers Lewisham supports Carers in the London Borough of Lewisham. They provide advice, information, emotional support, breaks, and coping strategies.

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

Their BME Network works with over 120 stakeholders in Lewisham, providing a paradigm for how to engage and strengthen groups who are often termed ‘hard-to-reach’ or ‘under-represented’. The network brings together community groups, statutory organisations and local businesses to build a stronger community.

Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters is a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation established to meet the needs of Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Their aims are to highlight and challenge all forms gender-related violence against women, empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom.

Mental health

Mind

Mental health charity that provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Students Against Depression

Students Against Depression provides you with the resources you need to find a way forward from stress, low mood, depression or suicidal thinking.

Student Minds

Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. We empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing (LCW)

LCW offers culturally-specific support for people from BME communities. They offer a single point of access to the range of support available focusing on support to help adults in Lewisham borough recover from mental ill-health and maintain their wellbeing.

Sexual violence and domestic abuse

Always call 999 if you or your children are in immediate danger.

Athena Project

A Lewisham-based service for those facing gender based violence.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Runs 24 hours on 0808 2000 247

Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children.

National Centre for Domestic Violence

Can assist you to make an application for an injunction

Imkaan

An organisation dedicated to addressing violence against BME women and girls list specialist agencies run by and for BME women.

Mankind

Support male survivors of domestic violence and run a confidential helpline

Refuge

Supports women experiencing gender-based violence

Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters is a not-for-profit, secular and inclusive organisation established to meet the needs of Black (Asian and African-Caribbean) women. Their aims are to highlight and challenge all forms gender-related violence against women, empower them to gain more control over their lives; live without fear of violence and assert their human rights to justice, equality and freedom.