Useful Links and Information

Bereavement

  • Bereavement Helpline 0800 2600 400  Please note: this is for immediate bereavement support and is available to anyone who may need it.

Maternity

  • Maternity Advice and COVID (St Mary's Hospital and Wythenshawe Hospital)       

       Go to https://mft.nhs.uk/app/uploads/2020/04/Covid-19-Maternity-Advice-17042020.pdf or           open the PDF          

Domestic Violence

Under 18

  • NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

  • Childline: 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.

  • Health for Teens: aimed at High School students in Greater Manchester covering topics such as emotional/mental health, drugs and alcohol, sex and relationships and many more. The website includes national information, but also a local Manchester area section which includes local services information and local news topics. www.healthforteens.co.uk/

Mental Health

  • MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. www.mind.org.uk YoungMinds: Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk

  • Every Mind Matters, Looking after your Mental Healthhttps://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

  • Crisis Point 0161 225 9500 http://www.turning-point.co.uk/crisis-point.aspx

  • Manchester MIND 0161 226 9907 or email info@manchestermind.org www.manchestermind.org

  • CASS ANY AGE Women's Self Injury Helpline 0808 800 8088 www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk

  • No Secrets supporting those affected by self-injurywww.no-secrets.org.uk

  • HeadMeds - www.headmeds.org.uk.  Straight talk on mental health medication. Look up your medication to find out about side effects and things you might not feel comfortable asking your GP about, and listen to other people's experiences.

  • Hearing Voices Group – A talking and socialising group for anyone who hears voices, sees things or has unusual experiences. Support given for friends and families also. Didsbury Hearing voices Group, Fortnightly Monday 10.30-12.30 at Home Café, Emmanuel Church, 6 Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury, M20 6TR. Harpurhey Hearing Voices Group, Fridays 1.30-3pm. Harpurhey Day Centre, 93 Church Lane, Harpurhey, Manchester, M9 5BG. Contact Kate Crawford on 07590837359 or the Day Centre on 0161 205 0188.

  • Moodswings 0161 832 3736 helpline from 10am to 4pm Mon to Fri www.moodswings.org.uk

Travel 

  • Ring and Ride - Ring and Ride provides a door-to-door accessible minibus service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinary public transport, providing the opportunity to book trips in Greater Manchester including travel into neighbouring districts of up to six miles. The service will continue to run 8am to 10.45pm, seven days a week and trips can be booked through one call centre phone number between 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, up to seven days in advance. Information about Ring and Ride services is available at www.tfgm.com/ringandride or by calling 0845 688 4933.

  • Metrolink Tram Service – Greater Manchester’s Tram system offers easy travel around the city centre and further afield. Trams run on the Metrolink network from approximately 6am to 11.30pm Mondays to Thursdays with last trams running later on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, trams start later and finish earlier in a time range of approximately 7am to 10.30pm. Details of specific first and last tram times from each stop are displayed on the stop platform. Bike stands and lockers are available at most stops. For full details see ‘Stop Information’ at www.metrolink.co.uk

  • Metroshuttle – This free bus service links the main transport hubs and leisure destinations. Tickets are not needed, just hop on and off as often as you like. For more information visit: tfgm.com/metroshuttle

Miscellaneous 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous –meet in the Forum Library, every Monday at 1pm, Meeting Room 1

  • Narcotics Anonymous Membership is open to anyone with a drug problem seeking help. Every Tuesday, 6 – 7pm, Forum Library, Meeting Room 1

  • Get your voice heard. Advocacy information and advice so you understand your rights and help you speak out at your reviews or other meetings. Free phone 0808 800 5792. Email: help@coramvoice.org.uk www.coramvoice.org.uk

  • The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Calls are free on 0800 4 70 80 90 www.thesilverline.org.uk

  • Withington Social Anxiety Practice Group. This is a user –led group and aims to provide people with social anxiety a supportive environment to practice a wide range of anxiety provoking situations, from reading aloud to acting in front of the group. All activities are optional. The group runs on the second Wednesday of every month from 6pm until 7.30pm at Withington Library. I hope you pluck up the courage to come along. You won’t regret it! If you would like more information please email: withingtonsocialanxiety@gmail.com

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