NHS mental health taskforce report launched

NHS England’s taskforce on mental health has today launched its report, setting out a detailed five-year plan for NHS mental health services to support people with mental health problems.Over 20,000 people who live with a mental health problem or work… Read more

Self Help trainee speaks in Parliament

A courageous Self Help trainee, Sascha McDermott, recently took to the stage in Parliament and shared her experiences of working within the group to improve her wellbeing and job prospects.Sascha is a trainee for Getting Real Opportunities for Work (GROW),… Read more

Children’s Mental Health Week 2016

Self Helpare pleased to be supporting Children’s Mental Health Week (8–14 February).Hosted by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, the theme of the week this year is ‘building resilience’ and teaching children to ‘bounce forward’ from life’s challenges.Bereavement, illness, family breakdown,… Read more

Self Help peer support film launches

Self Help is pleased to announce the launch of the new film ‘Peer Support: A Shared Journey’. Following the success of their tandem-inspired film last year, the team has co-produced another exciting instalment in collaboration with the Institute of Mental… Read more

The Sanctuary Wigan and Leigh announces change of address

The Sanctuary, an overnight mental health crisis service delivered by Self Help, announced today that they will move their crisis centre in Leigh to a new address from Wednesday 20 January, 2016.The address of the new location is Claire House,… Read more

Struggling to cope?

Don’t struggle alone overnight. If you’re experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts or are in crisis, call us from 6pm - 1am.

If you are in crisis overnight from 8pm - 6am, call us on: 0300 003 7029