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
NWBH Mental Health Services
A complete list of the services North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS offer in regards to mental health.
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
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
Think Wellbeing - Wigan
Think Wellbeing offers free NHS therapy for people in Ashton, Leigh and Wigan with common mental health problems like anxiety or depression, to help you change the way you feel by changing the way you think.
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
Access a range of local community groups, free activities and support for your social, emotional or practical needs. You will be assigned a link worker who will work with you on a one to one basis to help find activities and support services that will improve your wellbeing.
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
Think Wellbeing - St Helens
Think Wellbeing St Helens have a dedicated team of psychological wellbeing practitioners, cognitive behavioural therapists and counsellors who offer support to anyone over 16 who is registered with a St Helens GP.
Telephone: 0174 464 7100
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