42nd Street

Are you 11-25? Are you stressed out and need someone to talk to in confidence? 42nd Street is a centre for young people’s mental health and wellbeing. They offer groups ... [continue] 42nd Street

Be Well

Be Well is your new local support service in North Manchester. Telephone: 0161 470 7120 Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk


BeeFree is a support hive for mind and movement for people with pain and mental health issues. Twitter: twitter.com/BeeFreeHealth Website: beefree.org.uk

Buzz Manchester

An NHS Health & Wellbeing Service whose aim is to help improve your health and wellbeing of people and communities in Manchester, to help individuals and families live fuller, healthier, happier ... [continue] Buzz Manchester

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Wellbeing

Young Minds Coronavirus Pages FACE COVID Leaflet & (ACT Approach) Greater Manchester Resources and Helplines Leaflet Living Life to the Full Resources Hub GMHSC Partnership COVID-19 Wellbeing Resources Mind: Coronavirus ... [continue] Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Wellbeing


An article about creativity and wellbeing. Website: Wellbeing Tip: Creativity

Crisis and Out of Hours

For people already using the Greater Manchester Mental Health services there is a number to ring if you are in crisis or it is out-of-hours. Telephone: 0161 922 3801 (Manchester) 01204 390302 (Trafford) Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk

Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. There are simple things we can all do to look after our mental health and ... [continue] Every Mind Matters

Further information

For more information about mental health, ways to cope with it and more visit NHS – Mental Health One You – Feeling Stressed?

Getting out in Nature

If you are able then getting out in nature can be so helpful to our wellbeing. Locally there are many parks and green spaces such as The Alexandra Park, Longford ... [continue] Getting out in Nature

Greater Manchester Mental Health

GMMH provides a wide range of services in the treatment and recovery of mental health conditions and substance misuse. Website: www.gmmh.nhs.uk

Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information Service

If you have been bereaved or affected by suicide you can call. Telephone: 0161 212 4919

Helplines if you are in a crisis

NHS 111 SANEline (16:30-22:30) 0300 304 7000 Samaritans 24/7 Helpline 116 123 Manchester GMMH 24/7 Helpline 0800 953 0285 Text SHOUT to 852258 Other Crisis Services Help! Click here for some other places to turn ... [continue] Helplines if you are in a crisis

JNR8 Youth & Community Centre, Whalley Range

One-to-one support and mentoring, cooking workshops for healthy eating and other youth projects for people aged 11–18 years. Support for whatever issues you may have, including relationships, homelessness, drugs and ... [continue] JNR8 Youth & Community Centre, Whalley Range


For all Manchester children and young people aged 11-18 years: this is a 24/7 online service to help support your emotional health and wellbeing. Kooth is free, safe, confidential and ... [continue] Kooth

Living Life to the Full

Living Life To The Full is one of the most used resources for improving feelings, beating stress and boosting ability to live well. We want as many people as possible ... [continue] Living Life to the Full

Living with Fatigue and Pain Service

A Manchester service for individuals with long-term physical health conditions. You can refer yourself. Living with Fatigue and Pain Service


M-Thrive is a community emotional health and wellbeing services for children and young people. See the M-Thrive Leaflet for more information. Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Hulme, Manchester M15 5DD ... [continue] M-Thrive

Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is in independent local mental health charity which delivers services to young people and adults. Our vision is of a city that promotes good mental health and treats ... [continue] Manchester Mind

Meditation not Medication

The free website ‘Look at Paintings’ innovatively partners techniques of Mindful meditation with Art Appreciation, with the aim of producing immediate benefits to the viewer. Find out more information  Website: www.lookatpaintings.co.uk ... [continue] Meditation not Medication


Information and Support for all mental health issues. Mind Info line: Telephone: 0300 123 3393 Website: www.mind.org.uk

Mindfulness and Meditation

There are several meditation centres in and around Chorlton and Whalley Range and also in the City Centre. Many are Buddhist centres but hold a range of drop-in lunchtime and ... [continue] Mindfulness and Meditation


The work of the Charity is based on a belief that people can recover from severe mood problems and move on to lead happier and fuller lives. From its centre in ... [continue] Moodswings

NHS Moodzone

Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life, the NHS Moodzone is here to help. Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/types-of-therapy

ORCHA Health App Finder

GMMH has partnered up with ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) to provide this site for you to choose confidently from all the health apps ... [continue] ORCHA Health App Finder

Prioritising Sleep

Sleep is essential for good mental health and wellbeing but getting good sleep is one of the most common problems people face. Youtube: Sleep Hygiene Video The Deep Sleep Co: ... [continue] Prioritising Sleep


Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness. Website: www.rethink.org

Right from the Start

For people experiencing psychosis for the first time. Getting the RIGHT support early to deal with mental difficulties improves prospects for recovery. Indeed that’s why Early Intervention in Psychosis services ... [continue] Right from the Start


If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Telephone: 116 123 Website: www.samaritans.org Email: jo@samaritans.org

Self Help Guides

Self Help Guides produced by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. Titles cover a range of mental health issues. Website: www.cntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp

Self Help Services

Self Help provide a range of support, services and opportunities for people living with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks. Refer yourself for counselling Chorlton ... [continue] Self Help Services

Self-harm in Older Adults

This leaflet aims to give information to people affected by self-harm: Self-harm in Older Adults

Shining a Light on Suicide

They want to support you if you are bereaved by suicide or concerned that someone you know may be thinking of suicide. Website: www.shiningalightonsuicide.org.uk


Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope ... [continue] Shout

Silver Cloud

Programmes in Greater Manchester designed to help improve and maintain wellbeing by addressing underlying issues that can have a negative impact on how you would like to live your life. ... [continue] Silver Cloud

Support Services

Samaritans Samaritans offer confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Website: www.samaritans.org Telephone (free): 116 123 Email: jo@samaritans.org SANE line SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering ... [continue] Support Services

Techniques for settling anxiety

Breathing Exercises: NHS: How to Breath Properly NHS: 4-7-8 Breathing Butterfly Hug: Youtube: The Butterfly Hug Free Online Course: Teachable: Therapy in a Nutshell

The Sleep Project

The Sleep Project’s mission is to make healthy restorative sleep a reality for everyone. Through every stage of life: from babies to children, adults and older adults, through sickness and ... [continue] The Sleep Project

Time to Change

Time to change is a campaign to change the way people think and act about mental health problems. Website: www.time-to-change.org.uk

Yoga, meditation and sports

Deep breathing and co-ordinated exercising and activities are beneficial to mental health and can help reduce anxiety, stress and depression. Meditation, yoga and group activities such as singing, dancing, martial ... [continue] Yoga, meditation and sports


Everybody knows how important it is to look after their physical health, but sometimes people forget to look after their mental health. Whether you want to know more about how ... [continue] YoungMinds

Zion & Kath Locke Centres

Community centres with activities, courses and classes including anxiety, depression and also self-harm weekly drop-in groups, hypnotherapy, massage, yoga, energy healing, Qigong and Reiki. Zion Centre Kath Locke Centre  

Date published: 4th December, 2020
Date last updated: 22nd November, 2022