Mental Health Useful Links

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership has launched a new mental health helpline for residents of Wirral.

Tel: 0300 303 3972

The helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people of all ages.

Coronavirus and your wellbeing – Quality practical advice and emotional support from MIND.

NHS every mind matters is packed with information, ideas, and activities and places to get support.

How to cope in a crisis – helpful links for adults with learning difficulties and children – The Living Alone Well document – Meditation and mindfulness resources (free) – support for those affected by drug and alcohol abuse

www.samaritans.orgAvailable 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. 116 123 (free to call from within the UK and Ireland), 24 hours a day

Use the Shout’ crisis text line – text SHOUT to 85258

Rethink Mental Illness – Rethink Mental Illness works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, recover a better quality of life. It provides effective services and support and campaigns for change through greater awareness and understanding.

(Rethink was formerly called the National Schizophrenia Fellowship)