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Mental Health Support for 16-24 year olds

16- 24 years - Getting Advice and Getting Help - There are lots of organisations that offer mental health support locally. You might need different types of support at different times in your life. Sometimes it might just be about getting a bit of advice or sometimes problems are more serious or don’t get better with self-help.


The Community Hive  

Tameside, Oldham & Glossop Mind have teamed up with 42nd Street to bring your ideas of what mental health support should look like to life.
Introducing Community Hive, Tameside & Glossop’s Community Mental & Emotional Wellbeing Offer, providing a range of support, information, guidance, and training to young people age 8 - 18 years old, living in Tameside and Glossop.
Delivered via local community bases located in Ashton, Hyde, Stalybridge, and Denton we offer a wide range of support including:  


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Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people aged 10-25 years.
Kooth provides:
  • Live chat function for a CYP to converse with a qualified counsellor;
  • Messaging function for children and young people to contact the service, these are monitored and managed by counsellors, emotional wellbeing practitioners and media workers;
  • Static and live topic-focused forums; forums encourage the development of a peers supported community online;
  • Online magazine containing a wealth of topic specific resources, from mental health specific topics to more general subjects; and
  • Crisis information, and self-help resources

The digital platform, which is available on any web-enabled, internet connected device (including laptop, smart phone, tablet) is available 24/7, 365 days a year.


Suitable for

Children and young people aged 10-25 ears who are who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Minds Matter

Minds Matter supports people with mild to moderate common mental health problems.
Mental Wellbeing Practitioners, Peer Support Workers and Counsellors who can help you to manage and overcome your difficulties via; counselling, one-to-one support, groups, drop-in support and coaching
The services operates from Monday- Friday 9-4.30pm
It is open to anyone aged 16+ years
Self-referral/ professional referral accepted
Evening & weekend appointments will be made available where needed.
The service also have regular weekly drop ins, information can be found on the neighbourhood drop in leaflet below.
Minds Matter: 0161 343 5748  

Suitable for

Individuals aged 16+ common mental health problems such as low mood, stress, anxiety, loss& bereavement etc.

Healthy Minds Pennine Care FT

Healthy Minds is a talking therapies service. Providing support and treatment for those who are experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood / depression, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks. Healthy Minds also offer a service for complicated bereavements and adjustments to life events (6-12 months post incident).
The service offers an online therapy programme called SilverCloud which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can start the therapy straight away and it can be done at a time and place that suits you. You'll also have access to the system for a year after you’ve been discharged from the service.
The service is open to anyone aged 16 years+ self-referral/ professional referral.
The service is available from Monday- Friday 9-5pm
Phone: 0161 716 4242
Click here to refer to SilverCloud.
Suitable for
Individuals aged 16+  the service support those who are experiencing symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, low mood / depression, stress, worry or anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or panic attacks.

The Beacon Counselling Trust

The Beacon Counselling Trust delivers a free support service for individuals and families affected by problem gambling in the North West of England.
The service now delivers in Tameside and Glossop.

Phone: 0151 321 1099


Suitable for

Individuals and families aged 16+ years affected by problem gambling


A men’s peer support group that offers a safe and confidential space that offers you (males 18+) the opportunity to talk - free from advice and judgement.

Suitable for

Men aged 18+ struggling with their mental health/ wellbeing.

Eating Disorders


Beat are the UK’s eating disorder charity Visit for more information about eating disorders, to access online support groups and one to one chat.


Eating disorders and children & young people: where to find information and support

16- 24 years - Getting More Help – Sometimes people need more specialist advice, support and treatment regarding mental illness. In this area you will find services that offer long term support around serious issues that you or your loved one may be struggling with.
These services can offer you specific help with moderate to severe mental health presentation:  e.g. hearing voices, chronic depression, not able to cope, self-harming etc.  

Pennine Care Mental Health Access Team and  Living Life Well Neighbourhood Mental Health Team

The access team are the single point of entry into adult mental health services (age 16-65 years) in Tameside and Glossop.
The team receives all adult referrals from professionals into mental health services, to identify the most appropriate care pathway.
They provide a triage function and, if required, complete routine assessments to identify the most appropriate care pathway.
The Living Life Well Neighbourhood Mental Health Team is a multi-agency team working with people with complex multi-faceted needs which would not be effectively addressed within the Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service or within Secondary Care Services.

The purpose of the team is to provide a range of person-centred interventions including assessment, care planning, interventions and support for individuals introduced to the service. Integral to the team is having close relationship with a wide range of partners/services such as; housing, debt support, employers etc.

Phone:   0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
Suitable for
Access Team- Individuals aged 16-65 years  who require specialist advice, support and treatment regarding mental health difficulties 
Neighbourhood Mental Health  Team work with individuals aged 16+ 

Secondary Care Mental Health Services – for adults with serious mental illness-Pennine Care FT

Mental Health Access Team. Single Point of entry into all specialist MH services for adults aged 18-65 years;
  • Tameside Home Treatment Team
  • ADHD service
  • Liaison Mental Health team A&E (formally RAID)
  • Criminal Justice Mental Health Service
  • Inpatient wards
  • Community mental health teams – North and South
  • Psychological Therapies Services
  • Early Intervention Psychosis Team
Single point of access for referrals 
Phone::  0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
Services have individual days &  hours of operation
Suitable for
Individuals aged 16-65 years  who require specialist advice, support and treatment regarding serious mental illness

CAMHS  - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

CAMHS in Tameside offers specialist services to children and young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. We help children and young people up to the age of 18 years for young people on particular pathways.
The service can support with : Anxiety Depression Eating disorders Psychosis Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Self-harm ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) More complex psychological difficulties
The service also provides consultation, advice and training to other agencies and accept referrals from a wide range of professionals. Emergency consultation available for crisis support.

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday 9am-5pm

Phone: 0161 716 3600

Suitable for
Children and young people up to the age of 18 on particular pathways in Tameside and Glossop.  The service supports individuals with a range of emotional or behavioural problems such as anxiety, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, trauma, eating disorders, self-harm or suicidal urges.
The service also helps diagnose and support young people with neurodevelopmental conditions such as Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism and Tic Disorders.
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