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Contact your GP if you are worried about your mental health. You can also try a self-help mental wellbeing scheme or counselling.
The mental health charity, Mind, provides an A–Z of mental health which gives information on the different types of mental health problems.
Children and young people mental health services
The directory is your guide to emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Salford. If you’re a young person, a parent or carer or someone who works with young people, this guide will help you find the right advice and support and see what services are available locally.
Talking therapies and creative health
Talking about your thoughts and feelings can help you deal with times when you feel troubled about something. Talking therapies can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes.
Talking therapies provides NHS funded talking therapies to people over the age of 16 within Salford. Normally its services are accessed via a GP or health professional referral, however if you are having difficulties you can call directly to discuss your options.
For carers, you can access free talking therapies from Carers Salford Talking Therapies Service - Gaddum.
Self care is all about feeling confident to manage your own health and wellbeing.
It covers every aspect of living a healthy life, from making sure you eat a healthy diet to looking after yourself when recovering from illness.
The health improvement service can support you in different ways to look after both mental and physical wellbeing.
The creative activities at Start have been successful in helping people overcome emotional difficulties and reach new heights. The opportunity to be creative acts as a social outlet for members as well as being a great way to learn new skills. It empowers them to express themselves more clearly and come to a better understanding of their place in the world and what they are capable of achieving.
Start in Salford focus on five steps that lead people to become more positive and more aspirational individuals.
Six Degrees Social Enterprise delivers accessible, recovery orientated services for people with common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. The services are confidential and free for anyone aged 16 years and over.
The services will:
- Make every effort to see you quickly at a time and location that is accessible to you.
- Work with you to identify the issues you are trying to deal with.
- Use proven psychological treatments that build on your strengths and resources.
- Work with you in your own language with the support of Interpreters and translated materials where needed.
You can access the service through your GP practice or directly.
There is lots of support in Greater Manchester, you can find out more on the Greater Manchester Integrated Care Partnership website.
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