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What is Growing Together?

Growing together is part of both child and iCope adult mental health services in Islington. Our service is for parents with children aged 1-5 years living or with a GP in Islington. We provide psychological therapy to parents experiencing mild to moderate anxiety or depression and their children.

We aim to help parents feel better and to help their children learn to manage their emotions, build good relationships and develop skills for the future.

We also provide consultation and training to professionals working with adults with mental health difficulties and/or with children.

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Client Groups

Families living in or with a GP in Islington with children aged 1-5 years old, where a parent has mild to moderate mental health issues such as depression or anxiety, and the children could also benefit from psychological input.

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 Referrals

Referrals are accepted from healthcare professionals by email. We also accept self-referrals from families who contact our self-referrals line on: 0303 123 1000

If you think that growing together could help your family, then please speak to your health visitor, GP, or someone from your local children’s centre, nursery or school. They can talk to you about what support you would like and contact us for you, or you can self-refer.

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How can I see the Growing Together team?

If you think that Growing Together could help your family, then please speak with your health visitor, GP, or someone from your local Children’s Centre, nursery or school. They can talk to you about what support you would like and contact Growing Together for you.

Alternatively, you can self-refer to the Growing Together team by contacting the iCope self-referrals line on: 0303 123 1000 and ask to be referred to Growing Together.

 

 

Upcoming events

 MindSkills Group

 Growing Together are running a 6-week course to learn CBT skills to manage depression or anxiety tailored for parents with children aged 1-5. This group is open to parents with low mood or anxiety and a child aged 1-5 living either living in Islington or with an Islington GP.

Where and When?

  •  Tuesday 17th April – Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 11am – 1pm
  •  Hornsey Road Children’s Centre   

 Want to book a place?

 Please download the flyer  growing together mindskills_final April 2018 (2)   and ask any professional working with your family (e.g. GP, Nursery, Health Visitor, Family Support Worker) to refer you to Growing Together for the MindSkills group.

 Growing Together’s Self-Referral Launch

Growing Together are holding an event to celebrate their launch of Self-Referrals! As of 19th April 2018, families in Islington with children aged 1-5 will be able to self-refer to us!

All professionals and families living in Islington with children aged 1-5 are welcome to come and join us to celebrate! There will be lots of information about how we support professionals and families, entertainment and refreshments! We hope to have face painting, magic, balloons, bubbles and other exciting fun activities!

 

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Last updated on 12th April 2018