Looking after your health
Mental health support
Looking after our mental health and wellbeing is important. There are a variety of organisations and websites that may be able to offer you the support, advice and help you need – whether in person, over the phone, via text, self-help or in group community settings:
The Every Mind Matters website offers advice and practical steps that people can take to support their wellbeing and manage their mental health.
The Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership has useful information regarding local resources available to help support your mental health.
Other national charities you can contact are:
Samaritans – if you’re having a hard time, they can provide you with advice and support. Call them anytime on 116 123.
Mind National Mental Health Charity -Call their information line on 0300 123 3393.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a charity that supports men under 45 years old with mental health issues. You can call them on 0800 58 58 58.
Help accessing health services
Through the NHS there is a range of support to help people access health services such as support with travel costs and financial support for people on low income. Find out more on the NHS website.