Contact our 24/7 crisis mental health helpline on 0800 014 9995.

Click here for details of external helplines, which can help with a range of issues.

In an emergency, phone 999 or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department.


For everyone:

If you're over 18:

  • Healthy Minds: support for people experiencing mild to moderate common mental health problems. Our Silver Cloud self-help programme has little to no waiting times and you can instantly access support and materials that have been proven to work
  • Military veterans’ services: support for British ex-serving personnel experiencing mental health difficulties, related to their time and experiences in the armed forces. 
  • Re-engage (external charity): provides free support to people over 75 who are lonely or isolated. This can include a regular call from one of their companions, tea parties, activity sessions and more
  • Age UK (external charity): wide range of support, advice and care for older people; supporting them to remain active, independent and avoid being isolated
  • Early attachment services (parent-infant mental health in Bury, Oldham, the Rochdale borough and Tameside and Glossop): support for parents during pregnancy and parents and babies up until their second birthday

Children and young people:

  • School-based mental health support: support for children aged 4 to 18, who are experiencing low level emotional and behavioural difficulties. Visit our CAMHS webpage or speak to a teacher or the school mental health lead for more information about support at your school.
  • #Thrive (Rochdale borough only): support for children and teenagers experiencing emotional health and wellbeing issues. You must live or be registered with a GP practice in Heywood, Middleton or Rochdale. The team can also support and advise parents, carers and anyone who works with a child or young person
  • Community eating disorders service: care and support for children and young people with an eating disorder. Support is also available to families, carers, and those who work with, or support, a child or young person
  • Early attachment service (parent-infant mental health in Bury, Oldham, the Rochdale borough and Tameside and Glossop): support for parents during pregnancy and for parents and babies up until their second birthday
  • External resources: apps, videos, guides and websites to support with a range of issues and conditions