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We all go through low points at times in our lives and it is not unusual to experience symptoms related to stress, anxiety and depression.

Merton Uplift is an integrated Primary Care Mental Health service accessible to anyone living in the borough of Merton or registered with a Merton GP who are 18 years and over. We support anyone who has a mental health or wellbeing need, whether this is due to emotional difficulties or life stressors. We also offer a service for people with a stable mental health diagnosis such as psychosis and Bipolar Affective disorder.

Merton Uplift is a partnership between the NHS and local voluntary sector organisations and launched on the 1st April 2019.

With values based on empowerment and building resilience within the community we tailor support to the individual. 

Wellbeing is core to our service with Wellbeing Navigators working in collaboration with all elements within Merton Uplift.

We can support your mental health and wellbeing needs through a number of ways including:

  • Self management courses
  • Psychological therapies
  • Psychiatric assessments
  • Recovery and Wellbeing support

Liaison with other Trust services:

There will be seamless liaison with, and transfer of service user care to secondary care mental health services run by the Trust from Merton Uplift if clinical risk requires this.  This pathway will be managed through daily interface meetings between Merton Uplift and the Merton Assessment Team.

If you think we can be of help and are interested in finding out more about or service please call us or complete the referral form on this site. You do not need to be referred by your GP or any other professional. Just get in touch with us and we can talk through whether our service is for you. We aim to support people with Wellbeing in many ways so no problem is considered to be too small.

We aim to make our service as accessible as we can and offer some evening and Saturday morning sessions.

For more details, please Contact us.

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Online one-to-one CBT provided by Ieso Digital Health 

Ieso Digital Health provides free, one-to-one therapy on behalf of the NHS in Merton for people with common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Qualified therapists deliver live cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) online through typed conversation in a secure virtual therapy room.

Online CBT follows the same format as traditional face-to-face therapy and is proven to be just as effective. You can access the sessions from anywhere you feel most comfortable and at a time to fit around your schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Access to the service is very quick; you can typically have your first appointment within two weeks of being referred. Online CBT is exactly the same as face-to-face CBT, other than that the conversation is typed. Appointments are 30 or 60 minutes long and can be attended from anywhere you can connect to the internet, including from the comfort of your own home.

Your therapist will work closely with you to help you understand how your thoughts and beliefs affect your feelings and behaviours and teach you new coping skills to handle different problems or situations.

Please visit for more information and to refer yourself :  www.iesohealth.com


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About Sutton Uplift

Uplift is a free service for anyone in Merton experiencing difficulties and symptoms related to stress, anxiety and depression

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Problems we help with

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We're based at Cricket Green Medical in Mitcham. You can also find some of our services in community locations around Merton.

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We welcome self referrals from anyone living in Merton or registered with Merton GP.

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We are offering face to face, virtual (online, Video or telephone) appointments. We are offering face to face treatment if this is your preference. If you are experiencing domestic violence in your home, have a learning difficulty, access via online, video or telephone will be problematic we can offer you face to face appointments.

Please refer to the information in your appointment letter to confirm how your appointment will take place. If you need any support using digital methods to access a virtual appointment, please call the number on your letter and we will help you get this.  We can try and problem solves with you the challenges of connecting remotely.

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Please do not attend your appointment if you have COVID-19 or if you have symptoms (a high temperature, new continuous cough, or a loss of sense of taste/smell)

When you visit our sites:

We may ask you to wear a mask in the following circumstances:

  • If you present with respiratory symptoms
  • Or despite vaccination, you are diagnosed with a medical condition listed as more at risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19

If you would like our staff member to wear a mask in sessions then please can you let us know in advance so this can be arranged for you.


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