Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. If you are having difficulty with your mental health, you can speak to a GP or there are various places where you can access support and help:

 

Click the link below to view where you can access additional mental well-being support on The Wirral during the covid 19 pandemic:

Additional Mental Wellbeing Support during COVID 19

 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are NHS services that assess and treat young people with anxiety, low mood and other issues. If you feel this relates to you or someone you know have a look at the website below, while you can discuss how you feel with your GP you can also self refer to CAMHS without seeing a GP.

https://www.mymind.org.uk/

 

If you have been diagnosed with anxiety and seek further support you can visit:

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

or alternatively phone: 03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)

 

The Mental Health Foundation provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

Papyrus is a young suicide prevention society.

Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm and 7pm to 10pm, and 2pm to 5pm on weekends)

Wesbite: www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Samaritans offer confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

 

YoungMinds provides professional help for child and adolescent mental health for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

 

If you are suffering from Alcohol Addiction please contact Alcoholics Anonymous for advice:

Phone: 0845 769 7555 (24-hour helpline)

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

 

If you are needing support with Bereavement, Cruse Bereavement is here to help. Please contact on:

Phone: 0844 477 9400 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

 

For further help and advice options please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

To find support and local services near you please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search