Providing compassionate care in the community

Northbrook Group Practice: 0121 746 5000

Alcoholics Anonymous
- AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help.
Tel: 0800 9177 650
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Cocaine Anonymous
- Cocaine anonymous are a fellowship of addicts who meet together to share our hope, faith, and courage for the purpose of staying sober and helping others achieve the same freedom.
Tel: 0800 612 0225
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.cocaineanonymous.org.uk

SIAS (Solihull)
- SIAS is a partnership of organisations that work closely together to offer easy access to appropriate support and treatment for individuals whose drug or alcohol use, or gambling has become problematic. They also offer support to families and friends.
Tel: 0121 301 4141
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.sias-solihull.org.uk

Talk to Frank
- Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drug addiction advice.
Tel: 0300 123 6600
Email: [email protected]
Text: 82111
Web: www.talktofrank.com

Aquarius
- Aquarius support people 16 years and over affected by gambling, either their own or the gambling of a loved one, through 1:1 or group support sessions.
Tel: 0300 456 4293
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.aquarius.org.uk

Birmingham & Solihull Bereavement Helpline
- The bereavement helpline helps to support those who feel isolated and are suffering as a result of a loss.
Tel: 0121 687 8010

Cruse Bereavement Care
- Cruse Bereavement Care Birmingham, provides free bereavement support and counselling to anyone living in the Birmingham area.
Tel: 0121 687 8010
Web: www.crusebirmingham.co.uk

Bereavement Advice Centre
- There are many practical matters to attend to when someone dies. Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death.
Tel: 0800 634 9494
Web: www.bereavementadvice.org

Sands
- Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it.
Tel: 0808 164 3332
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.sands.org.uk

Child Death Helpline
- The Child Death Helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals.
Tel: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019
Web: www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Age UK
- Age UK offer community-based support services for people living with dementia and their carers to improve their quality of life.
Tel: 0800 678 1602

Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society
- Alzheimer’s Society provided information and support to patients and carers living with dementia.
Tel: 0333 150 3456
Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia UK
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When things get challenging or difficult for people with dementia and their families, Admiral Nurses work alongside them. They give the compassionate one-to-one support, guidance and practical solutions people need, and that can be hard to find elsewhere.

Tel: 0800 888 6678
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.dementiauk.org

Age UK
- Age UK offer community-based support services for in later life to promote wellbeing and improve their quality of life.
Tel: 0800 678 1602

Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

Age Concern Birminghan
- Age Concern Birmingham aim to make a positive difference, adding value to people’s lives by offering services to promote wellbeing and independence.
Tel: 0121 362 3650
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk

The Silver Line
- The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year.
Tel: 0800 470 8090
Web: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Quit 51
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Quit 51 is stop smoking service that uses the latest research, evidence and licensed medication to support you to achieve your goals.
Tel: 0800 622 6968
Web: www.quit51.co.uk

Social Prescribing
- Social Prescribing Link workers give people time, focusing on 'what matters to me' and taking a holistic approach to people's health and wellbeing. Our Social Prescribing Link Worker Jennifer can connect you to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

For more information and to get in touch with Jennifer please speak to a member of the practice team.

The Waiting Room
- Birmingham & Solihull Health & Wellbeing services at your fingertips. TWR provides an alternative approach to taking control of our own health and well-being.
Web: https://the-waitingroom.org/

Marie Curie
- Marie Curie provide help and support through terminal illness.

Tel: 0800 090 2309
Web: www.mariecurie.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
- From the moment you're diagnosed, through your treatment and beyond, Macmillan are right there with you, offering emotional, physical and financial support.
Tel: 0808 808 0000
Web: www.macmillan.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
- Cancer Research UK provide information and support to those living with cancer.
Tel: 0808 800 4040
Web: www.cancerresearchuk.org

Solihull Cancer Support
- Solihull Cancer Support hold regular gatherings at which you will find a warmly welcoming group of people delighted to meet you. Because of the wide experience of helpers, you will always find and talk to someone who has been through a similar experience and who will have a clear understanding of the position in which you find yourself.
Tel: 0121 711 1966
Web: www.solihullcancersupport.prg

Breast Friends Solihull
- Breast Friends gives emotional and practical support to patients during a difficult time. There are a number of ways in which they can help.
Tel: 0800 1313 500
Web: www.breastfriends-solihull.org.uk

Solihull Prostate Cancer Support Group
- A voluntary organisation run by men and their partners from Solihull and neighbouring areas.
Tel: 07593 514 686
Web: www.solihullpcsg.org.uk

Carers Trust Solihull
- Carers Trust Solihull provide free and meaningful support to carers from supporting their emotional and physical wellbeing to preventing crisis and keeping families together.
Tel: 0121 788 1143
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.solihullcarers.org

Birmingham Carers Hub
- Forward Carers are an award-winning social enterprise that prides itself on making a real difference to the lives of carers through working in partnership.
Tel: 0333 006 9711

Email: [email protected]
Web: www.forwardcarers.org.uk

Carers UK
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Carers UK are here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don't have to care alone.
Tel: 0808 808 7777
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.carersuk.org

Contact
- Contact provide support to families caring for disabled children.
Tel: 0808 808 3555
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.contact.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society
- Alzheimer’s Society provided information and support to patients and carers living with dementia.
Tel: 0333 150 3456
Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

 

Marie Curie
- Marie Curie provide help and support through terminal illness.

Tel: 0800 090 2309
Web: www.mariecurie.org.uk

 

Turn2us
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Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.
Tel: 0808 802 2000
Web: www.turn2us.org.uk

Citizens Advice
- Citizens advice gives people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward.
Tel: 03444 111 444
Web: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

West Midlands Domestic Abuse Support

Domestic abuse support in the West Midlands during COVID-19

National Domestic Abuse Helpline
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Domestic abuse can take many forms. Learn to spot the signs. Find out how we can help you. If you're worried about someone you care about, learn more about how you can support them.
Tel: 0808 2000 247 *In an emergency call 999*
Web: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk (online contact form & chat available)

Men’s Advice Line
- The friendly Men’s Advice Line advisors will believe you, offer you non-judgmental emotional support, practical advice and information.
Tel: 0808 801 0327 *In an emergency call 999*
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.mensadviceline.org.uk (online chat available)

Birmingham LGBT Domestic Abuse Service
- Provides support to LGBT people in Birmingham who are experiencing abuse from partners, ex-partners and family. It also supports people who are at risk of honour-based violence and forced marriage.

Tel: 0121 643 0821
Email: [email protected]
Web: https://blgbt.org/domestic-violence/

IAPT
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IAPT  is an NHS service designed to offer short-term psychological therapies to people suffering from anxiety, depression and stress it can also work with people who suffer from panic disorder, simple phobia, OCD or PTSD.
Tel: 024 7667 1090

 

Mind
- Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Tel: 0300 123 3393
Web: www.mind.org.uk

 

OneYou – Every Mind Matters
- Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Web: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Samaritans
- Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Tel: 116 123
Web: www.samaritans.org

Kooth
- Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous service to support young people’s emotional and mental health in Birmingham. Available to 11-25 year olds.

Web: www.kooth.com

OneYou – For Your Body
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Being healthier is not just about doing the right thing – it's about making changes to fit your lifestyle and make you feel good.
Web: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/for-your-body/

Change4Life
- Change4Life is here to help you and your family be healthier and happier.
Web: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

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