World Mental Health Day 2021 provides an opportunity to empower people to look after their own mental health and provide support to others.
If you need support with your mental health it’s important you reach out – you are not alone.
Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
Take a look at the 5 Ways to Wellbeing
Wirral and Cheshire East
- Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health Phone Line
If your mental or emotional state quickly gets worse or deteriorates, this can be called a ‘mental health crisis’. In this situation, it is important to get help quickly. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages – including children and young people.
Please call 0800 145 6485 and dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need.
The phone line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages – including children and young people.
Free confidential test support
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential text support service for anyone who is feeling overwhelmed or struggling to cope. If you live in Wirral text BLUE to 85258 for a conversation with a trained volunteer, at any time of day or night #YouAreNotAlone
- St Helens Wellbeing Service and St Helens Council
The OK2ASK website has just relaunched with a renewed focus on how to help support the project and highlight the wide variety of partners who can offer support with everything from Zero Suicide Alliance 20-minute online training to help people learn how to have the conversation around suicide, to support available for those in need from the Merseycare crisis line on 0800 051 1508.
To take a look at the new website visit www.oktoaskcampaign.co.uk
To find out more about St Helens Wellbeing Services help and support visit www.sthelenswellbeing.org.uk/services/mental-wellbeing or call 01744 377111.
Freephone crisis line – for all ages – children, young people and adults
If you need urgent mental health support, please call our 24/7 freephone crisis line on: 0800 051 1508
You’ll find lots of support to improve low mood and reduce stress, tips to eat healthily and exercise more. Here are just a few useful links: