Mental health and wellbeing resources
We know things may be difficult at the moment. If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, there’s support out there for you. In addition to the resources below you can find details of help and support where you live, including crisis lines via our Support in your area page. This section of the website contains some of the freely accessible resources available for anyone to use. To make it easier for you to find the resources you need easily we’ve grouped them under topics headings:
If you need support, we’re here to help.
We’ve created this new section on this website for children & young people and their parents & carers with more information about what support is available and how to access it. Take a look
This includes advice on keeping active, sleep and tips and advice to start taking better care of your mental health. Read more
Find out where to get help and support. Read more
Our mental health transformation team have been working closely with the Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group to formulate support offers for a number of BAME communities across Greater Manchester. We’re working with six organisations to provide extensive mental health services for our BAME communities who have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. Find out more here
Find out how to access free creative and arts-based online activities. Read more
Debt and mental health
Resources and guidance for where to obtain help and support if debt is affecting your mental health and wellbeing. Read more
We now have an expanded range of freely accessible digital support offers across Greater Manchester. Read more
There are a range of confidential support services available in Greater Manchester. Read more
Greater Manchester mental health priorities supporting the COVID 19 response phase.
Find out how we’re working together across Greater Manchester. You can also download our monthly update bulletins. Read more
To support colleagues working in homelessness we’ve produced a pack of available services and support that are available across mental health and substance misuse. Read more
Learning disability, ADHD and autism
Resources including easy read documents and details of where to get help and support. Read more
A range of resources and where to get support. Read more
Mental health in education
Back to school and college resources
These resource packs were developed to support educational staff to work with their children, young people, parents and carers. We gathered issues and concerns about returning to school or college from a wide range of children and young people and addressed these in the packs and films.
Worried about exam results?
Resources for young people, parents and carers. Read more
Perinatal and parent infant mental health
Advice and support on maternity, parenting and mental health and wellbeing. Read more
Resources for employers and employees
Links to some of the freely accessible resources and support that’s available Read more
Students – higher education
Student Space was launched to provide help and guidance for students through COVID-19. Students in higher education across England and Wales can use this platform to find information on a range of topics that may be impacting them during the pandemic, access additional services such as a phone line and text support and find out about support services within their place of study. Student Space is run by Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity, in collaboration with a range of partners, students and experts.
Links to resources relating to COVID-19 and mental health & wellbeing that are available in a range of languages. Read more
Where to get help if you or a loved one are feeling distressed
Details of where you can get help and support including the Covid-19 Support line for BAME communities in GM. Read more
Greater Manchester mental health providers Links to the four NHS trusts providing mental health services in Greater Manchester