Mental Health

These services are available to support adults, young people and their families with mental health issues, including eating disorders, drug and alcohol related problems. They all accept self-referrals.

Merseycare Talking Therapies

Merseycare is an NHS service offering psychological therapies to adults. Their range of treatment programmes are designed to give the right information to help you develop the skills needed to overcome your problems. They have a range of options on offer, including telephone and video consultations, or online help which you can use at home.

0151 228 2300
(Mon to Fri 8am – 6pm)
WebsiteOnline self-referral formSelf-help leaflets & advice
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Support for children, young people, & families

Established in 1966 YPAS is a charitable sector organisation that supports children, young people and families to address their mental health and emotional well-being difficulties. The delivery of our citywide services includes: primary schools, secondary schools and across three locality community hubs.
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WorryTree - free mobile app

WorryTree helps you record, manage and problem solve your worries and anxiety based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques. They’ve created a very simple, easy to use and practical app that will support you through the problem-solving process helping you to either make a plan to deal with your worry, or find in-the-moment distractions to help you cope and move on with your day.

WorryTree is approved by the NHS and features in the App Library.

Suicidal crisis support for men

"We provide a service to men in suicidal crisis. Contact us by phone or the form on our website. We will ask a couple of questions to make sure that we can help, and will arrange a time for you to come and meet us. Our service is for men and those who identify as men, over 18."

24/7 helpline - Text: JP to 85258
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Mental health support for men

At Sean’s Place, we provide mental health support to men in Sefton/Liverpool. Our service is appropriate for men who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma or grief. We also support men who are also experiencing  isolation or loneliness. If you feel this is you please complete a referral form and we will try our very best to support you.
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WHISC - The Women’s Health Information & Support Centre - is a charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women and their families throughout Liverpool and the surrounding areas.

Drop-in anytime between 10am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday.

WHISC, 120 Bold Street
Liverpool, L1 4JA
Live Well Directory

Live Well Directory

Live Well is a directory of care and support services, activities and information covering Knowsley, Liverpool, and Wirral.
The Life Rooms

Life Rooms social prescribing

The Life Rooms South Liverpool Treatment Centre offers wellbeing advice, support and recovery learning and education alongside its Pathways Advisor service two days per week.

For more information about The Life Rooms please call:
The Life Rooms

The Life Rooms COVID-19 support

During the COVID-19 pandemic The Life Rooms are able to offer support to help you with your basic daily needs - for example, you’ll be able to ask for help with your groceries, collecting prescriptions, mental health support or financial advice. You can register for yourself, or on behalf of someone else.

Click here to go to the COVID-19 support registration page
Liverpool Community Alcohol Service

The Liverpool Community Alcohol Service (LCAS) works in local communities across Liverpool. Around 75 clinics are held each week at easily accessible sites. LCAS brings together the skills and knowledge of specialist qualified alcohol nurses and alcohol health workers to deliver a recovery focused service to those struggling with their alcohol intake.

We Are With You (formerly Addaction)

(formerly Addaction)

"Phone us or use our online chat to speak to one of our trained experts. We’re here to help you - you can tell us as little or as much as you want. We’ll work with you to help you manage, reduce or stop your drug (including prescription drugs) use.

You can also talk to us if you’re worried about someone else’s drug use rather than your own."

2-12 St Mary's Road
L19 2RY
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Liverpool Bereavement Service has been supporting people experiencing loss and bereavement since 1998 and has developed a sensitive and effective service, available to all to access.
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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is widespread and can affect anyone. It applies to women and men of any age, race and social class. Local Solutions operates three specialist services to support victims of domestic abuse and their families.

Mount Vernon Green
Hall Lane, Liverpool, L7 8TF
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Kooth - online mental wellbeing for young people

Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community. This free, safe and anonymous support service is commissioned by Liverpool CCG for all young people aged between 10-25 years old.

Kooth, accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, does not require a GP referral and can be accessed at
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CAMHS - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

Offering specialist services to support children and young people in Liverpool and Sefton, up to the age of 18, who are experiencing mental health difficulties. They also provide support to their families or carers.

In addition to referrals from Health Professionals, they accept referrals from parents/carers and children/young people referring themselves. Visit the webpage below and complete the relevant referral form.

0151 293 3662
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

FRESH CAMHS - Information and support for young people

In summer 2015 a group of young people who had experience of CAMHS launched a campaign, with the support of Alder Hey, to fight the stigma of mental health. This ‘FRESH’ look at mental health aims to promote and increase understanding of mental health conditions, as well as change the way specialist mental health treatment is delivered and improve the experience of other young people.
Eating Disorders Young People's Service

Provides treatment to children and young people with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) and Binge Eating Disorder in Liverpool and Sefton. This dedicated Community-based service provides a timely access to multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention to children and young-people from across Liverpool and Sefton up to the age of 18.

Self-Referrals can be made by contacting the Single Point of Access Team (SPA):
0151 293
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Sunflowers is an independent charity which exists to improve the lives of local people affected by cancer: patients, survivors and carers. Our service is managed by a small staff team and supported by a team of highly skilled volunteers. We offer a wide range of weekly activities, workshops and courses.