Services

Stress

If you live in Gloucestershire or Herefordshire and stress is affecting your everyday life, we can help. Find out more about the services we offer below.

What is stress?

Stress is a feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Many things in life can cause stress and people can cope very differently with these demands.

If you are struggling to cope with and manage stress in your life, it’s important to seek help.

Getting help

If your mood is affecting your daily life, you should seek help as soon as possible.

Let’s talk can help

Let’s Talk is our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We offer guidance, courses and talking therapies that give you the skills and techniques to manage difficult days, lift your mood and improve your overall wellbeing.

It is a free service and is there to listen, help and suggest the best way forward for you.

How to access Let’s Talk

You can refer yourself to Let’s Talk by calling 0800 073 2200, or you can ask you GP to refer you.
For more information about the support available, please visit the Let's Talk website.

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Treatment options

There are many techniques which may help you to manage stress more effectively such as learning how to relax, taking regular exercise and learning how to manage your time and commitments.

If you have tried self-help techniques and they aren’t working, you should seek further help. Cognitive behavioural therapy may be recommended.

Find out more about treatments and ways to manage stress on the NHS Choices website.

Our teams and services

Where to find us, and which services can help you.

Information for professionals

Notes on services, contacts and treatments for healthcare professionals.

Let's Talk is our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service for patients registered with a GP in Gloucestershire or Herefordshire.

Patients are able to self-refer; however Primary Health Care Professionals can refer patients to our service on their behalf.

Find out more about referring a patient to Let's Talk on our dedicated website

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News

News stories linked to stress and related conditions.

Further help and support

Other organisations who can help or who partner with us.

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