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Local and national services and support

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Local services and support


Offers free, safe and confidential online support 24/7 from qualified counsellors available to any young person aged 10 to 25who may be struggling with their mental health. There are no waiting lists and no referral is needed.


Offers free digital mental health services across Greater Manchester for those aged 26 and above. Talk to a qualified professional or other people in the community on Qwell. Find support through: Live chat, Messaging, Forums, Podcasts, Self-help. There are no waiting lists and no referral is needed.

Salford Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

The CAMHS Duty team can give advice if you worried about a child and unsure of how to support them or which service. More information is available here: Emotional Health and Wellbeing Directory

Health Improvement Service

Connecting with other people in your community is a great way to improve your mental health as it helps to give you a sense of belonging and to share experiences and emotional support. Learning new skills or getting new hobbies can help boost your confidence and give you a sense of purpose. The service offers a range of free activities in your community that can help you to do this.

Early help services

Early help services are delivered to you by the Salford Family Partnership. Some of the services are available to everyone. There are also some more specialised services to help some of families in Salford.

Six Degrees Social Enterprise

Provides support for people living in Salford aged 16 years and over who are experiencing mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust provides a wide range of services in the treatment and recovery of mental health conditions and substance misuse.

Adult Social Care, Salford City Council

If you need more support than your friends and family can give you, or you want information and advice about care and support, Adult Social Care may be able to help.

Greater Manchester Bereavement Service

Can help to find support for anyone in Greater Manchester that has been bereaved or affected by a death.

Mind in Salford

Mind in Salford provide welfare rights and debt advice for people in Salford who are over 18; are Salford residents or registered with a Salford GP; and who have a mental health condition.


Offers online programmes for adults to help ease your levels of stress, sleep better or to build resilience


Free, confidential, 24/7 text message support service for anyone in Salford and beyond who may be struggling to cope.

Salford Thrive

Salford Thrive is an emotional health service information and resources for children and young people aged 0 to 25 and their parents or carers and local directory of services.

Spirit of Salford

Practical and mental health support for people that need help with food shopping, getting essential medication, getting fuel (if on pre-paid meter for gas or electric) and looking after pets.

Carer support - Gaddum

Offer support to carers of people with mental health issues, physical disability, long term illness, learning disability, drug or alcohol issues, dementia or frailty due to old age. Support is available for young carers and there is a Children and Young People’s Bereavement Service Offer More information is available here: Emotional Health and Wellbeing Directory

42nd Street

Supports young people aged 11-25 years with their emotional wellbeing and mental health.

Shining a Light on Suicide

Advice and support for those feeling suicidal, worried someone else is, or have lost someone to suicide.

Age UK Salford

Advice and support for carers supporting someone with dementia.

National services and support


Information and advice about supporting yourself while caring for someone.

Campaign against living miserably (CALM)

Gives support to men in the UK, of any age, who are down or in crisis via a helpline, webchat and website.

Mind Out

A mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people.

Albert Kennedy Trust

Supports young LGBT people between the ages of 16 and 25 years old. They can help with finding specialist LGBT mental health services.

Young Minds

Provides information for both parents and young people.


Free 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Tel: 0800 1111.

The Mix

Online guide to life for 16-25 year olds. Straight-talking emotional support available 24 hours a day.

Veterans Trauma Network

This Network provides specialist care to veterans with service-specific traumatic injuries. Veterans benefit from a personalised care plan implemented by top military and civilian trauma experts. The needs of veteran's families and carers are also taken into consideration.

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