Support Services

Our aim is to provide support for people within the London Borough of Sutton who suffer from mental distress.
Support can take many forms, and one of the best is mutual support. At Sutton Mental Health Foundation we support each other through regular contact, Intentional Peer Support and the Hearing Voices Group. We are outward-looking and try to establish contact with new people through our relationships with social work teams, GPs and the local Mental Health Trust. Underlying all that we do is a set of values that puts people first. We aim to be service-user led, to provide a safe and supportive environment where people can take steps to improve their wellbeing.
Our aim is to provide support for people within the London Borough of Sutton who suffer from mental distress. Connection is a key part in everything we do, it helps us to form relationships and bonds which means we can offer support to those who need it. Our three main areas of support are:

Belmont Connect

In "normal circumstances" we run a drop-in centre offering social contact, learning opportunities and support in a safe and welcoming environment to people recovering from mental distress.
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Intentional Peer Support

Through our Intentional Peer Support service we offer non-judgemental emotional support for individuals and groups, provided by trained peer support workers who have direct experience of mental distress.
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Service User Voice

SMHF supports people who use mental health services to have a say in designing and commissioning local mental health services.

We support two local groups, Sutton 1 in 4 and the Sutton Mental Health (Service Users) Commissioning Advisory Group (known as CAG).

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Support groups

We hold two regular support groups - Sutton Hearing Voices group and Sutton OCD support group.

Sutton Hearing Voices group

If you need support with voice hearing, please call Fiona on 020 8770 0172.

Weekly on Thursdays, 3:30pm to 4:30pm in Sutton.

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Sutton OCD support group

OCD support group with Ovie. Are you living with OCD and would like to talk and share your experiences with others?

Monthly on the last Thursday of the month, 3pm to 4:30pm at the Belmont Connect.

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