If you need help with Mental Health, then I would recommend talking to someone. I spoke to my family and boyfriend, but sometimes there is only so much they can do. By talking to someone out of your close circle, they can offer insight and guidance that is unimaginable.
Below are suggested places in Liverpool you can contact for a variety of different reasons.
I know that in 2017 and even the early start of 2018, I have need to reach out for help – so I encourage you to if you’re struggling. Don’t feel like you’re alone.
Find the one that suits you best and work towards and healthier you:
- Richmond Fellowship – Aimed at tackling the social isolation faved by adults who suffer from mental health issues. WHERE? Walton Cornerstone, L4 5RT
- Imagine Mental Health – Helping people with mental health issues from anywhere in the city. WHERE? Salisbury Road, L15 2HU
- The Reader – Reading groups in North Liverpool for anyone who may be socially isolated or suffering from along term/chronic health condition. WHERE? Norris Green Library, L11 5AF
- Everton in the Community – Sports programme for men aged over 35-50 who live in Everton, Anfield, County and Kirkdale (stretching to North Liverpool). WHERE? Goodison Park, L4 4EL
- Building Bridges – Community Centre offering a variety of activities to the local community. E.g. English and Maths Sessions, Benefit Advice, Free Counselling, Walking Football, Film Fridays. WHERE? Bridge Community Centre, L4 9RG
- B.N.E.N.C Working Hand in Hand – Helping men deal with health issues and concerns through activities, workshops and support in North Liverpool. WHERE? The Breckfield Centre, L5 4QT
- Rotunda – Free Counselling Services for people aged 14+ with a variety of problems which may be related to home, work, relationships or life in general. WHERE? Great Mersey Street, L5 2PL
- Young Person’s Advisory Services – Information, advice and support for children and young people aged between 10 and 25. WHERE? Bolton Street, L3 5LX
- Compass Counselling Services – Independent counselling services. WHERE? Dale Street, L2 2AH
- Liverpool Bereavement Service (LBS) – For people experiencing loss and bereavement. WHERE? Stanley Street, L1 6AF
- WHISC Women’s Health Information and Support Centre – Free One-To-One Counselling session to women over the age of 18, plus many other services to support and offer advice. WHERE? Bold Street, L1 4JA
- Healthwatch Liverpool – Provide you with specific information about support with specific issues, such as – being a carer, befriending services, coping with adoption, mental health support, etc. WHERE? Dale Street, L2 2AH
- LifeRooms – Recovery College which helps you get involved with the community, offers training and courses, help and support. WHERE? Evered Avenue, L9 2AF
I also have this list of contacts which may help you – more online or telephone based, UK wide:
- CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) – Helpline and website support, mainly for men, ages 15+ who are down or in crisis.
- Mind – Helplines providing information and support for anyone affected by a mental health problem, their families and carers.
- Self Injury Support – Women’s Self Injury Helpline CASS – Helpline for women of all ages affected by self-injury or self-harm, their friends, families and carers.
- Harmless – Email and postal support for people who self injure, their friend, families and professionals.
- Independent Age – Befriending Service – Telephone befriending service for older people 65+.
- Samaritans – 24 hour mental health help with immediate response.
- Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide – HOPELineUK – Telephone service for children, teenagers and young people up to age of 35 and for anyone who is concerned about a young person.
- Counselling and Psychotherapy – Online directory and web resources to find a therapist or counsellor.
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