Health and wellbeing support

We all struggle with our mental health at times and may need support. There's lots of help available.

every mind matters

We all struggle with our mental health at times and may need support. Talking it through can help and it’s important that you know you are not alone.

Below are lots of support services, many are open all day, every day.

Local support services in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull

  • Age UK – health and wellbeing services for older people

    Age UK Coventry and Warwickshire  and Age UK Solihull are local charities working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. They offer many services, including lunch club and exercise sessions (not currently running due to coronavirus).

    • Befriending - Both regions provide a Befriending Service which supports people over 70 to live independently by providing regular contact to reduce any loneliness and social isolation.

    • Counselling - Age UK Coventry & Warwickshire also offer a confidential and professional counselling service for individuals age 65 and over. The counselling service can support people who may be experiencing mild to severe anxiety and depression, bereavement counselling and for carers who may be finding it difficult whilst undertaking their caring role.

    Find out more:

    Coventry and Warwickshire
    Tel: 01926 458100

    Tel: 0121 704 7846

  • Solihull, Coventry and Warwickshire Mind

    Solihull Mind provides a number of services for people requiring emotional support, including:

    • a seven day a week drop in service for anyone struggling with mental health issues, with lunch available for a small charge on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
    • a women only drop in on a Friday afternoon between 1pm and 3pm
    • a support group for women experiencing domestic violence

    Find out more at:
    Tel: 0121 742 4941

    Coventry and Warwickshire Mind
    You can find lots of self-help resources on the Coventry and Warwickshire Mind website.

  • IAPT - Psychological therapies for people living in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire

    IAPT services are for people with mild, moderate and moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression living in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.

    What does IAPT stand for?

    IAPT stands for Improving Access to Psychological Therapy and is an NHS service designed to offer short-term psychological therapies to people suffering from anxiety, depression and stress. IAPT may also work with people who suffer from panic disorder, simple phobia, OCD or PTSD.

    How can I refer myself?

    You can refer yourself to IAPT by calling 024 7667 1090 
    Lines are open from 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

    You will speak to an IAPT administrator at their telephone and referral centre (TaRC) who will register your details on their system and begin the process of arranging an assessment appointment.

    Find out more

    Visit the Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire IAPT website.

  • Help for families

    The Family Information Service is a one-stop shop for Warwickshire families looking for information, advice and one-to-one support on all family matters such as childcare, relationships, health, finance and special educational needs and disabilities.

    Find out more: