WHAT'S NEW

 

Health inequalities in mental health 

The Mental Health Transformation team at Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership have been working closely with the Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group to formulate support offers for a number of BAME communities across Greater Manchester.

Beelieve in Greater Manchester

A campaign to provide mental health support during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. #BeelieveGM will provide emotional, therapeutic and practical help when and where it's needed.

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 7-12 June 2020

During the week of June 7th 2020 we celebrated Infant Mental Health Week. The theme was 20:20 Vision - Seeing the world through babies’ eyes. Read Greater Manchester's statement on perinatal and parent infant mental health and COVID-19

We’re recruiting IAPT practitioners

As part of a national IAPT (Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies) programme we're recruiting into a number of salaried trainee positions to work in NHS IAPT Provider organisations.

Free online counselling now available for children and young people

All children and young people in Greater Manchester can now access free online counselling and emotional well-being support. The Kooth online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform is available to any young person who may be struggling with their mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Free online support for mental health and wellbeing

All Greater Manchester residents can now access online therapy to help with stress, anxiety, low mood and depression. Silver Cloud is a digital mental health platform that provides extra support and help if you're feeling stressed and anxious during the COVID-19 outbreak

New service to provide mental health support by text

A brand-new service has been launched today, 6 April, that will make it easier for people in Greater Manchester to find and receive mental health support - anytime, day or night. The service, Shout, allows people to simply and discreetly communicate with trained crisis volunteers by text message.

COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING RESOURCES

Organisations we’re working with across Greater Manchester have developed a wide range of resources. We're starting to collate links to them and have a new page COVID-19 mental health and wellbeing resources

Mental health and wellbeing in colleges

This is part of the Greater Manchester mentally healthy schools and colleges programme. It's developing the capacity of further education and sixth form colleges to collaborate to support the mental health and wellbeing of their staff and students