Wellbeing service for men suffering with stress held at Norwich pub as part of Men’s Health Week

Psychotherapist Simon Gatehouse, Landlord Chris Higgins, Clinical Consultant Psychologist Nesta Reeve outside the Trafford Arms pub in Norwich, which is offering Wellbeing services for men in Norfolk suffering from stress. Psychotherapist Simon Gatehouse, Landlord Chris Higgins, Clinical Consultant Psychologist Nesta Reeve outside the Trafford Arms pub in Norwich, which is offering Wellbeing services for men in Norfolk suffering from stress.

Thursday, June 12, 2014
12:03 PM

Men in Norfolk who are suffering from stress were given the chance to a free clinic yesterday – held at a pub in Norwich.

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Figures revealing that one in eight men in the county are suffering from stress or anxiety have been released to coincide with Men’s Health Week, which runs until June 15.

A free NHS Wellbeing service, led by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, was on hand for support at the Trafford Arms pub, on Grove Road, yesterday afternoon.

Chris Higgins, Trafford Arms landlord, said: “I think that this is a very positive initiative.

“As someone who has never been very good at handling stress I was looking forward to the availability of an informal chat with a professional in this field of healthcare.”

Men in Norfolk who are registered with a GP and think they may be suffering from stress or depression can refer themselves to 
the Norfolk Wellbeing Service.

For more information, contact 0300 123 1503 or visit www.readytochange.org.uk

1 comment

  • at last, something positive about mental health. It would be great if the paper was to spend more time telling people how to get help rather than all the negative stuff.

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    simon

    Friday, June 13, 2014

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