NHS Mental health
Find information and support for your mental health.
NHS: Mental health
Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss their mental health issues.
What to do if you think you might have a mental health problem
This video may help you, if you are worried about yourself of someone you know, identify these problems and reach out for support.
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 in health, they want to send you off sweetly to sleep!
The Sleep Project
Keeping Your Teeth in Mind
People who experience psychosis are at increased risk of experiencing problems with their teeth and gums. For example, they are more likely to have teeth taken out, get fillings and have problems with gum disease. We want to empower and support people to protect against these problems.
Keeping your Teeth in Mind
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 out there. ORCHA carry out independent and impartial reviews of health and care related apps, and you’ll see that the resultant information is clearly presented for us throughout this website.
GMMH: APP Finder
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Wellbeing
Please find various resources below:
Young Minds Coronavirus Pages
FACE COVID Leaflet & (ACT Approach)
Greater Manchester Resources and Helplines Leaflet
Living Life to the Full Resources Hub
Mind: Coronavirus and your Wellbeing
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 and you need immediate help.
Shout to 852258
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 from across Greater Manchester to also enjoy these benefits. So we’ve made Living Life To The Full easily available, totally FREE of charge, for all residents.
Living life to the full
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: Best Sleep Tip
The Deep Sleep Co: 4-7-8 Breathing
The Deep Sleep Co: Mindfulness Exercises
SilverCloud: Sleep Programme
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.
There are five programmes:
1- Space from Covid
2- Space for Mindfulness
3- Space from Stress
4- Space for Resilience
5-Space for Sleep.
Silver cloud health
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 and longer lives.
Age UK – Talking Therapies
Talking therapies are available on the NHS and involve talking to a trained counsellor about what you are going through or feeling. Your counsellor will help you to consider your thoughts and feelings and how they relate to your behaviours. They can help you to think through your problems in a different way.
Age UK: Talking Therapies
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 wellbeing – take our quiz to get started today with a free plan, expert advice and practical tips.
Every Mind Matters
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 (including a women’s group and a depression & anxiety group) or one-to-one counselling and therapy.
If you think it’s time to talk, you can refer yourself or ask someone else to refer you to 42nd Street. This might be a teacher, youth worker, parent or carer or someone else you trust.
0161 228 7321
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 alcohol and behaviour. Our work has also included work in areas such as homework, confidence building, and dealing with anger issues.
Time to Change
Time to Change is a campaign to change the way people think and act about mental health problems.
Time to Change
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 people with mental health problems positively, fairly and with respect.
A useful collection of mental health resources for children and their families.
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 developed.
Right from the start
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 (PDF)
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 you’re feeling, get information about a mental health condition or know what support is available to you, YoungMind guides can help.
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 arts and sports can in this way be seen as possible ways to help prevent and settle unsettled emotional states.
Article on Yoga, Meditation and Anxiety
Do Yoga With Me
For some local classes see our Being active
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 Park, Chorlton Ees, Turn Moss Playing Fields, Ivy Green, Chorlton Water Park, Hough End Playing Fields and Southern Cemetery.
BBC: 5 Simple Ways Nature Can Help Your Mood
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.
Shining a light on suicide
An article about creativity and wellbeing.
Radiant Roots: Creativity
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 Manchester, Moodswings reaches out across the north west and beyond with a message of real hope and optimism for individuals and their families and friends.
Self-harm in Older Adults
This leaflet aims to give information to people affected by self-harm
Self-harm in Older Adults (PDF)
Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness.
Living Life to the Full
Offering free resources to help you help yourself.
Living life to the full
BeeFree is a support hive for mind and movement for people with pain and mental health issues.
NHS Types of talking therapy
Whatever you need to know about coping with stress, anxiety or depression, or just the normal emotional ups and downs of life, the NHS: Types of talking therapy is here to help.
NHS: Types of talking therapy