05Mar2024
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Finding the right support for you

There is a range of different organisations that offer support across Cumbria for a number of different issues. 

Take a look at the additional support we have identified across Cumbria. 

NHS - 111 (24-hour service)

111 is a new telephone number introduced by the NHS. You should call NHS 111 if you require advice or medical treatment quickly. If someone needs emergency treatment, you must call 999. An emergency is when someone needs medical attention to save their life.

West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership (WCMHP)

The West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership has been formed to connect people with a range of community mental health support across Allerdale and Copeland and to raise awareness in the area of the great range of support available through various partners and organisations.

To access their support directory, please visit Directory – West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership (wcmhp.org.uk)

Get self-help

For self help worksheets and support based on thoughts, feelings and behaviours

Visit their website: www.getselfhelp.co.uk

NHS- website

Information on raising your low self-esteem, including what self-esteem is, how it affects us and skills on how to improve low self-esteem. 

Visit their website: Raising low self-esteem - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

First Step

First Step is part of Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and provides free, talking therapies to adults (18+) in North Cumbria. 

First Step can support with a range of common mental health problems including depression, anxiety and more. 

Please visit First Step - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (cntw.nhs.uk) for more information. 

SAFA- Self Harm Awareness for All

Making a positive different to the lives of individuals who self harm and those who support them. SAFA support clients age 11+.

For more information, please visit Safa – Self Harm Awareness For All (safa-selfharm.com)

Cumbria Youth Alliance (CYA)

Supporting, engaging and working with other Youth Organisations across Cumbria, to enable them and us to deliver a range of needs led programmes so that young people aged 14-24 can reach their full potential. 

Supporting the physical, mental health and wellbeing, attainment, and emotional development of young people across the county ensuring that young people can make a successful transition into adulthood.

Visit their website: www.cya.org.uk