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Mental Health

 

 

Imagine

Imagine is a charity based in Liverpool with a positive approach to mental health and works to promote opportunities for people to live a full and independent life.

T: 0151 709 2366

E: imagine@imaginementalhealth.org.uk

 

 

Inclusion Matters Wirral

Inclusion Matters provides approved talking therapies for common mental health problems including depression and anxiety for people in Liverpool aged 16 and over. Inclusion Matters is a free NHS service and referral to the service is via your GP. Their website aims to provide information on the talking therapies they provide, how to access their service and what to expect from them.

 

 

Living life to the full

Free self-help course, in the form of on-line modules. The approach used is CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), presented in an accessible way without jargon, to learn life skills.

 

 

Mental Health Foundation

An organisation that undertakes research into mental health issues, it is also a valuable source of information.

 

 

Mental Health Matters

A national organisation which provides support and information on employment, housing, community support and psychological services.

T: 0191 516 3500

 

 

Mind

Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Mind campaigns to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

W: www.mind.org.uk/

Mind also has information on how to cope with student life. The website explains how having a mental health problem can impact upon being a student, and suggests ways of coping and where to go for support.

 

 

Mind infoline

Mind offer an information line to answer questions about:

-          Types of mental health problems

-          Where to get help

-          Drug and alternative treatments

-          Advocacy

T: 0300 123 3393

 

 

MUST Support Group

MUST is a self-help group for men. The group runs every Wednesday 10.15-12pm at the Umbrella Centre, 111 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool City Centre. To avoid disappointment, please note that visits to the centre are by appointment only.

T: 0151 708 0415

E: wellbeingcentres@pss.org.uk

 

 

Rethink

Provides information and a helpline for anyone affected by mental health problems. You can also call the Rethink advice and information line Monday to Friday, 10am- 2pm for practical advice on:

-     Different types of therapy and medication

-          Benefits, debt, money issues

-          Police, courts, prison

-          Your rights under the Mental Health Act

Helpline: 0300 500 0927

 

 

Richmond Fellowship

Richmond Fellowship are specialists at helping people with mental health problems live independently, find work and make the most of life.

 

 

SANE

SANE is a national mental health charity which aims to raise awareness of mental illness and campaign to improve services and initiate and fund research into the causes of mental illness through research.

T: 0845 767 8000

 

 

Women Helping Yourself Group

The group meets each Friday morning and provides a safe space for women to positively explore emotional or mental health issues. For more information please contact the Women’s Health Information and Support Centre (WHISC):

T: 0151 707 1826

E: women@whisc.org.uk

 

 

Women’s Support Group

This is an informal support group for women that offers a safe and confidential space to share experiences and feel listened to by their peers. It is open to women, Liverpool wide, aged 18+ with a mental health diagnosis, and is suitable for individuals willing and able to work in a group. The group meet in the City Centre or Speke and runs every Thursday 11-12.30 pm. To avoid disappointment, please note that visits to the centre are by appointment only.

T: 0151 708 0415

E: wellbeingcentres@pss.org.uk

 

 

 

YoungMinds

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Helpline: 0808 802 5544

E: ymenquiries@youngminds.org.uk

E: parents@youngminds.org.uk (If you are worried about a child)

 

 

Mental Health Phone Apps

 

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Based on substantial research, use the Five Ways to improve your wellbeing. This app enables you to reflect on your wellbeing, set activities to help you improve your wellbeing and track your progress. Available on iPhone and Androids.

Cost: free


MoodPanda

MoodPanda is your interactive Mood Diary which lets you track your mood wherever you are, and whenever you want. Available on iPhone and Androids.

Cost: free.

 

Moodscope

Moodscope is a personal mental health management tool with optional peer support. You can also measure, track and share mood.

Price: Paid.