Mental health support

If you're experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can turn to for help.

Here at Trafford Housing Trust we understand that accessing emotional support services can be daunting.

Negative attitudes stop people with mental health problems getting the help and support they need.

“If I could talk about how I'm feeling without being judged, or worse, thought worthless by others, it would make me feel better.” 

To help our customers, we can provide information and guidance about mental health services through the NHS, social care and voluntary services.

We have signed up to the Time to Change Campaign, a movement of people across the country who use their own experience of mental health problems to change the way we all think and act about mental health. If you would like to know more about the time for change campaign you can visit their website: www.time-to-change.org.uk/

 

You can also find support through the following organisations:

 

Samaritans

Call: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)

Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide. You can phone, email, write a letter or in most cases talk to someone face to face.

Website: www.samaritans.org

 

Mind Infoline

Call: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm Monday to Friday)

The confidential Infoline gives information on types of mental distress, where to get help, drug treatments, alternative therapies and advocacy. There are 140 local Minds providing local mental health services.

Website: www.mind.org.uk/help/advice_lines

 

The Mix

Call: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)

The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access the The Mix's support via phone, email, peer to peer and counselling services.

Website: www.themix.org.uk/get-support

 

ChildLine

Call: 0800 1111

ChildLine is a confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor for free about anything - no problem is too big or too small. 

Website: www.childline.org.uk

 

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