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Here are some of the many resources that you can access directly without seeing a GP.


Healthy Lifestyles

So you Want to Lose Weight ...for Good

British Heart Foundation Guide visit there website for more information


Stop Smoking

Stop Smoking Specialist Service

0800 169 1943

Bangladeshi Stop Tobacco Project

T: 020 7882 8669 (female) T:020 7882 8660 (male)




The Carers Centre

21 Brayford Square, London E1 0SG T: 020 7790 1765 F: 020 7791 5575

Tower Hamlets Council - Support for Carers


Mental Health

In The Know via the Idea Store


Self Help Leaflets on a variety of mental health issues

Online CBT: Living Life to the Full

                  Mood Gym (this is an australian site)


Persistent Pain

The Pain Toolkit


Other Useful Links

Age UK East London

82 Russia Lane, London E2 9LU T: 020 8981 7124

Compassion in Dying

181 Oxford Street, London W1D 2JT T: 0800 999 2434


T: 0808 808 00 00

Community Options

T: 020 8313 9725

Social Services

First Response Team Adult Social Care

Mulberry Place (GP) PO Box 55739, 5 Clove Crescent London E14 1BY


Advice, Information and Advocacy

Idea Store Directory

1 Gladstone Place, Roman Road, London E3 5ES T: 020 7364 4332

Local Link

Various Locations T: 020 7001 2175

Citizens Advice Bureau

32 Greaterox Street, London E1 5NP T: 020 7247 1050

Limehouse Project

St Anne's, 791 Commercial Road, London E14 7GB T: 020 7538 0075

Island Advice Centre

Island House, Roserton Street, London E14 3PG T: 020 7987 9379

Bromley By Bow Centre

St Leonards Street, London E3 3BT T: 020 8709 9700

ACAS (for employment advice)

Euston Tower, 286 Euston road, London NW1 3DP T: 08457 47 47 47

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