This drop-in group offers a sympathetic and non-judgmental space where you can meet others who also struggle with anxiety. Our groups care about your experiences and really understand. They offer help, information and a place for people to share ideas on how to cope with anxiety.

Opening times:
Wednesdays from 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Access:
There is no need to self-refer or book, simply drop-in to a group on the day. However, if you would like someone to greet you upon arrival at the venue, you can give us a call or send us an email and we’ll make sure someone is available to meet you.
Age:
18+
Cost:
Free
Related:
Agoraphobia Anxiety Anxious BDD Body Dysmorphic Disorder Claustrophobia Compulsive Skin Picking DD Depersonalisation Disorder Depression Drop-in Emetophobia Emotional Feeling Down GAD Generalised Anxiety Disorder Group Groups Health Anxiety Hopeless Low Mood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD Panic Panic Attacks Panic Disorder Peer Peer Support Phobia Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Sad Self Esteem Self Help Social Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia Stress Stressed Support Support Group Tearful Trichotillomania Unhappy Wellbeing Worried Worry
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Coronavirus update

In light of the current situation, we are making changes to the way we deliver services at the moment. One-to-one appointments that would normally be delivered face-to-face will now take place over the phone or through video call. There is no need to call us to confirm – your regular point of contact will call you at the time your appointment was scheduled.

We are also no longer holding groups inside. We’re currently arranging alternatives where possible through considering walking or virtual groups. Please contact your group facilitator, or the centre where the group runs from, for more information.

If you’re worried, think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus or want further information, see the latest advice from Public Health England.

Finally, if you’re struggling through self-isolation, please don’t feel alone. There are local community groups being created all over the country, which you can find here. Alternatively, you can call our community centres in your local area, which you can find here.


Contact us

Due to changes in our working practice, in response to the coronavirus, we encourage you to contact us via email and refer yourself online where possible.

Please note, from the week beginning Monday, 23 March, we are not picking up post at our offices. If you have sent post to us at any time this week, please contact the relevant service to ensure that we have received it:

Manchester – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: pws.manchester@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Manchester

Stockport – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: stockportpws@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/Stockport

Cheshire – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: talking.therapies.ec@thebiglifegroup.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.mytalkingtherapies.com/

Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: thinkingahead@thebiglifegroup.com or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/thinkingahead

Tameside and Glossop – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: mindsmatter@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/mindsmatter/

eTherapy Salford and Trafford – Any queries about your referral or bookings please email us on: etherapy.admin@selfhelpservices.org.uk or if you wish to make a referral please go to our website at: www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/etherapy