Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health

BIRCHALL TRUSTthis external link will open in a new window - The Birchall Trust provide a free confidential counselling service for male and females, children, young people and adult survivors of recent or historic rape and sexual abuse. The services is also available for partners, relatives and friends who want to talk about the effects of rape and sexual abuse in order to support their loved one.

CAMHSthis external link will open in a new window - Tier 3 CAMHS is a service for children, young people and families with significant, severe, complex or persistent emotional, mental health, psychological and/or relationship difficulties. 

CARLISLE AND EDEN MINDthis external link will open in a new window - Support children and young people experiencing a range of mental health issues through one to one work, youth advocacy, helpline and training.

CROFTLANDS TRUSTthis external link will open in a new window (Richmond Fellowship) - Providing a range of services for adults with mental health issues, complex needs, substance misuse and age related difficulties.

FAMILIES MATTERthis external link will open in a new window - Free counselling and support service for families who cannot afford to pay because they are on statutory benefits, low income or unwaged.  There is a reasonable charge for families who feel that they can afford to pay.  They offer 1:1 counselling.

FIRST STEPSthis external link will open in a new window - Trained practitioners will listen to your experience to try and understand how you have been feeling.  Together they will decide what sort of help might work best for you.  They may simply guide you through self-help materials appropriate to your problems or introduce you to computerised therapy if that's what you'd prefer.  This service is for people aged 18 and over.

HOPELINE UKthis external link will open in a new window - Provides a telephone service to support anyone concerned that a young person they know may be at risk of suicide.

KOOTHthis external link will open in a new window - is an online counselling and emotional well-being service for children and young people, available free at the point of access.  Chat and forums - It's safe and anonymous.

QWELLthis external link will open in a new window - is an online counselling and emotional well-being service for adults, available free at the point of access.  Safe, confidential and anonymous.

MIND IN WEST CUMBRIAthis external link will open in a new window - Support children and young people experiencing a range of mental health issues through one to one work, youth advocacy, helpline and training.

MYTIMEthis external link will open in a new window - MyTime is the Tier 2 CAMHS Service and offers support for children and young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues by providing early targeted interventions.  The service also provides advice and support to parents, carers, school staff and others working in children's services across the county - http://www.cumbrialscb.com/professionals/earlyhelp/earlyhelpsupportresource.asp

PAC THERAPY SERVICESthis external link will open in a new window - One to one counselling and art therapy sessions to young people who display emotional interpersonal and or mental health problems (e.g. anxious, low self-esteem, displays of anger, self-harming or poor attendance).

PAPYRUS UKthis external link will open in a new window - Charity for the prevention of young suicide - hopefully they can provide support for parents in dealing with the young person's self harming and suicidal behaviour and ways.

SAFAthis external link will open in a new window - SAFA Is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of individuals aged 13+ who self-harm and to those who support them.  Our primary goal is to empower the individual to take responsibility for their own lives by offering counselling and trusting support.  Also we seek to eliminate the stigma and discrimination associated with self-harm by creating greater awareness through training and education.

SAFETY NETthis external link will open in a new window - Works with children, young people and families who have experience of rape, sexual abuse or domestic violence.

THE SENHOUSE CENTREthis external link will open in a new window - They provide a Healthy Living Centre which brings together a range of activities and initiatives aimed at improving the health and quality of life of the local community.  This centre also hosts other organisations: Cruise, Safety Net etc..

CUMBRIA BEREAVEMENT UKthis external link will open in a new window - Offer bereavement support across Cumbria, to children, young people and families.  Cumbria Bereavement UK have also created a comprehensive network of information regarding the availability of bereavement support across Cumbria, following the death of a child or adult.  Please refer to the LSCB Emotional Wellbeing pages of the LSCB website for further information. 

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