Emotional Health and Wellbeing
Some diabetes patients may experience rapid changes in mood and other mental symptoms such as fatigue, trouble thinking clearly, and anxiety. If you have diabetes and are developing any of these symptoms, please speak to your GP.
Further information on local mental health and wellebing services os available below:
For more information and self-referral to our Bedfordshire Wellbeing Services, please visit: https://bedfordshirewellbeingservice.nhs.uk.
If you like further information about local Mental Health and Wellbeing Services offered in Bedfordshire, please visit: https://www.elft.nhs.uk/service/329/Bedfordshire-Mental-Health-and-Wellbeing-Service
Our day-to-day decisions, the way we feel and our ability to reach our full potential can be affected by the relationship that we have with our mind and body.
We have a range of options that can be tailored to meet your needs.
These include support to:
- Stop smoking.
- Manage your weight.
- Be active.
- Have a FREE NHS health check.
- Manage an existing health condition.
- Get support with non-medical aspects of health.
- Explore feelings of stress, anxiety and low mood or manage other emotional health conditions such as phobias or OCD.
Some people living with diabetes may experience rapid changes in mood and other symptoms such as fatigue, feeling low, anxiety or depression.
If you have diabetes and are developing any such symptoms then please speak to your GP/Practice Nurse for referral to the Milton Keynes Talking Therapies Service or there is also an option to refer yourself to the service.
In Milton Keynes there are different offers of psychological support / intervention to people with long term conditions.