NHS Mental health support

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At TALKWORKS we’re here to help you feel better about life, and to help you feel like yourself again. Devon's NHS Talking Therapies Service is for people aged 18+ across Devon (outside Plymouth which has it's own service called Plymouth Talking Therapies). We offer support for a wide range of difficulties including: low mood, depression, anxiety, worry, stress, phobias, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and sleep difficulties.

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We know that it is not always easy to seek support. We therefore try to make our therapy as flexible and as accessible, by offering a range of approaches and talking therapies to help get you back on track.

Treatment and support can be carried out in the form of 1-to-1 sessions with a therapist (available face-to-face at one of our bases across Devon, over the phone or by video call), wellbeing workshops, interactive group courses, online self-help (available 24 hours a day) and live text-based therapy (from 6am - 11pm, 7 days a week).

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Self refer to TALKWORKS

Please don’t feel that you have to hit ‘rock bottom’ to seek help from TALKWORKS. Whether you are feeling a bit ‘off’ and can’t quite put your finger on the problem, or your low mood and stress are affecting your everyday life and leaving you feeling helpless, we have a team on hand to get you back on track. All of our free and confidential support is available through the NHS. You will never be judged when you come to see us - you will be listened to, you will be heard, and we will work with you to try and help you feel more like yourself again.

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Your experience with us

Your feedback matters

“I could not fault the service I received. I was listened to and given so many different resources to help my anxiety and depression. I was so very low a year ago but with the amazing support from my therapist I feel more and more myself every day. Thank you TALKWORKS.”

“I was apprehensive about using the service thinking I wasn't "bad" enough but a talk to the cardiac group by a TALKWORKS practitioner gave me confidence to self-refer. I was referred with respect and taken seriously throughout, felt safe and was given tools and advice to help myself take control of my situation.”

“The therapy gently supported me to both understand and come to terms with my diagnosis and how it has impacted on me as a person for so many years. I felt I could be open and honest in a very safe space. I not only feel better, I understand myself better too.”

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Call us on 0300 555 3344

Here at TALKWORKS, we’re here to help you feel better about life, and to help you feel like yourself again. Whether you’re dealing with an overwhelming life event, having sleepless nights or struggling with anxiety, we are here to help. You can self-refer to our service and a member of our team will then be in touch to arrange an initial appointment. TALKWORKS is not able to provide a crisis response service. If you need help urgently, you can access emergency mental health support information on our website.