Mental Health Support

Non-urgent advice: Call 999 or go to A&E now if:

You feel someone’s life is at risk – for example:
* they have seriously injured themselves or have taken an overdose
* you do not feel you can keep yourself or someone else safe
A mental health emergency should always be taken seriously – you are not wasting anyone’s time.
In case of a life-threatening EMERGENCY – please call 999 
The Wellbeing Hub (IAPT)
The Wellbeing Hub is an NHS service provided by Cheshire & Wirral Partnership (CWP) offering support to people in the community with mild-moderate mental health problems such as:
* depression,
* generalised anxiety disorder (GAD),
* obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD),
* panicsocial anxiety disorder,
* post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

You can self-refer to this service – 0300 3030639 (office hrs)
24/7 – Mental Health Phone Line (CWP- Cheshire and Wirral Partnership)  
If your mental or emotional state quickly gets worse or deteriorates, this can be called a ‘mental health crisis’. In this situation, it is important to get help quickly.

Please call 0800 145 6485 and dedicated local staff will support you to access the help you need.
The phone lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is open to people of all ages – including children and young people.  

The phone line is now the first port of call for mental health help.  If you call NHS111 you may have to wait longer for help and may be re-directed to this local service – please call 0800 145 6485.  


You are NEVER alone – there is always someone to listen to you.

We have listed below some useful contact numbers.


Over 15s only

Helpline and live chat are open 5pm to midnight every day, 365 days a year.

0800 58 58 58



0300 123 3393



0808 800 5000



Under 35s

24/7 helpline

0800 068 4141


24/7 helpline

116 123


24/7 text service

Text shout 85258

Speak up Space

The Mix

For under 25s

TEXT FREE on 0808 808 4994

Young Minds

020 7089 5050