24-hour Mental Health Helpline
Call 0800 051 3253 if you live in Wigan
Call 0800 051 1508 if you live in Halton, Knowsley, St Helens or Warrington
Think Wellbeing offers free NHS therapy for people registered with a St Helens GP with common mental health problems such as anxiety, stress or depression.
St Helens Mind
St Helens Mind aims to promote and preserve good mental health and to assist those experiencing mental distress to regain their full potential.
Telephone: 01744 647089
CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day.
Helpline (17:00-00:00): 0800 58 58 58
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Telephone: 116 123
More services for young people
Parents in Mind
Our trained and well supported volunteer peer supporters are available to offer free emotional support to pregnant women and new mums with a child under two who are experiencing antenatal or postnatal mental health difficulties.
Please read: Parents in Mind Referral Information and Form
Five Ways to Wellbeing (Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give) is a set of activities, which helps provide you with the skills to be happier, healthier and better able to cope in everyday life, especially when things aren’t going so well.
Telephone: 01744 371 111
Chrysalis Centre for Change
The Chrysalis Centre for Change supports, empowers and inspires women to reach their full potential.
Telephone: 01744 451309
Text: 07786 207743
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online counselling and support service now live in St Helens which is online daily until 22:00.
The service can be accessed by all those aged 11 to 25 living in St Helens to provide near instant mental wellbeing support.
Hopeline UK advisers want to work with you, if you are under the age of 35, or are concerned about a young person, to understand why thoughts of suicide might be present. They also want to provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life.
Telephone: 0800 068 4141