Support is all around you

9 May 2022

Mental health support comes in many shapes and forms, from NHS services to local community organisations and champions, charities and community supporters all working hard to support local people.

This mental health awareness week we wanted to raise awareness and give you a flavour of some the local services working to help people day-to-day with mental health illness, loneliness and isolation.

Meet some of our wonderful community supporters and the services they work for


Health4all in Hillingdon
Naomi Lloyd-Barling - Community development officer

H4All is a community organisation working with local partners to provide support and health advice.

Naomi along with her team of community champions can be found out and about in Hillingdon providing local people with information on health and access to community services.

Naomi explains: “We always have community projects on the go and linking to mental health awareness week we have resources on managing everyday stress and our colleagues in the My Health team are running some Isolation and loneliness workshops to provide helpful advice and contact for people who are struggling.”

“Being part of a community plays a key role in mental health recovery and we encourage people to join us and get stuck into a community project. It’s a great way to meet people and feel involved.”

You can find out more about H4all services in Hillingdon at www.h4all.org.uk or email community@h4all.org.uk


Ashford Place in Brent
Danny Maher  - CEO

Ashford Place is a large voluntary charity with an open door five days a week helping anyone that needs it.

Talking about mental health support Danny said: “We have been long established, but the pandemic gave all of Brent’s voluntary, statutory agencies and service users the opportunity to work more closely together to do more for the community. Brent Mental Health Partnership was created so we can link people with local support services and look to develop further support services where they don’t already exist.”

Anyone with a mental health need can access help form Ashford Place – more information can be found at www.ashfordplace.org.uk or email  info@ashfordplace.org.uk

Another great resource is Brent Wellbeing Hub https://brentwellbeing.org.uk is a community generated, one-stop shop of information on mental health services in Brent, developed by Brent Thrive.


Ealing North Southall Primary Care Network (PCN)
Sonia Frederick
 - Social prescribing link worker