A range of support is available, from one-to-one sessions to access to digital self-help support, telephone support, and also attendance at courses to learn new skills on managing stress and tackling common problems like itch.
If you have psoriasis and live in or around Sheffield then you may be interested in a FREE NHS psychological support service for people who are living with conditions which affect the skin.
The service, 'Living Well with a Skin Condition' is being
offered by the Sheffield Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
(IAPT) service - part of Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation
Trust. Support is being offered free of charge to people who live or work in
Sheffield, and is available in a range of different formats, including
one-to-one sessions, digital support, telephone support, and also attendance at
courses to learn new skills on managing stress, and tackling common problems
are available with Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and Cognitive Behavioural Therapists. The group course will be delivered by NHS professionals and include areas such as managing stress, mindfulness,
and coping with itch and scratching.
You can self-refer to this service, and there is currently no waiting list. If you would like to book a place, please contact the Sheffield NHS Health and Wellbeing Service by phone on 0114 271 6568, or visit the website for more details.