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

Self Help supports equality for mental health campaign

Self Help joins more than 200 high-profile signatories to call for equality and increased funding for mental health in the NHS.The campaign has been launched by Norman Lamb MP, former mental health minister, Alastair Campbell, Time to Change ambassador and… Read more

Health and Wellbeing award winners!

Self Help, came up trumps in the Spirit of Manchester 2015 Awards, scooping the Health and Wellbeing Award – voted for by the audience at the ceremony.The Spirit of Manchester Awards is a series of awards celebrating and highlighting all… Read more