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Mental Health Support – Here for You on Wirral

Jan 15, 2021 | COVID-19, Look After Yourself, News

During the current challenging circumstances it is vitally important to look after your own mental health and wellbeing. It is also crucial that you look after the health of those around you and people you care for.

Local NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP), have a dedicated section of their website that provides details of local support that is available, including crisis support, as well as national helplines. More information can be found here: https://bit.ly/3cd87mo

For dedicated advice for children, young people and families people can also visit CWP’s MyMind website here: https://www.mymind.org.uk/

Talking Together Wirral, your local IAPT service, offers a free, confidential talking therapy service on behalf of the NHS. They can help with common issues such as: depression, anxiety, stress, bereavement, relationship difficulties, family problems, phobias and trauma.

0151 649 1859

Reframing unhelpful thoughts:

Wirral Mind offers a drop-in centre with counselling support and hosts events throughout the year to keep you connected.

0151 512 2200

Feeling in Crisis?

If you need urgent support Wirral has a mental health helpline The line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages The phone line is now the first port of call for mental health help – it is operated by people local staff who will know how best to support you

0800 145 6485

Be as healthy and as happy as can be! Health at Home

If you have concerns your GP Practice has a variety of ways of helping you that doesn’t always need an appointment with your GP. It’s important to talk!

The way you access GP surgeries has changed but it is important you get the best possible care safely and quickly. Don’t ignore things if you things don’t feel right. Your health and wellbeing matters!

https://www.nhs.uk/health-at-home/

All Practices on Wirral now offer Wellbeing Practitioners or Social Prescribers who can offer non-clinical support and personalised advice on:

  • Dealing with practical problems
  • Connecting to others
  • Improving your mental wellbeing

Stay Connected

Healthwatch Wirral also has lots of information here – including Phone Apps that can help

Wirral infoBank is a place where Wirral residents can find local community support services, online events and up-to-date advice and information

https://www.wirralinfobank.co.uk/

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