What We Are and What We Do

**2019 Training – Update for new Befrienders** Our next free training course comprising of three, two and half hour sessions provided by mental health professionals and experienced befrienders will be held on Saturday day – 2 March, and Wednesday evening – 6 March 2019 at a location near central Wimbledon, SW19.    APCMH Merton and Sutton is a […]

What is Befriending

APCMH Merton and Sutton provides a voluntary one-to-one befriending service for adults with mental health problems living in the community within the London Boroughs of Merton and Sutton and adjoining districts. At present, we operate about 35 such relationships, each of which is on a same-gender basis. Some are a few months old whilst others have been running […]

Making Referrals

APCMH Merton and Sutton accepts referrals of all persons who wish to have a befriender if the person being referred: is an adult, e.g. at least 18 years or over has had no recent history of addictive or violent behaviour (i.e. would not pose a risk to a befriender) is living in the community, i.e. is […]

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