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Local Support Services For Mental Health and Wellbeing

This page provides some of the contacts that may be useful for people who need to access mental health services.

Directory of Useful Local Contacts

Mental Health Services in Tameside and Glossop Adults & Older People

Service

Summary

Further Information

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
https://www.thebiglifegroup.com/service/mindsmatter/
 

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind have a range of low level mental health and wellbeing services available for children and young people and their families.

The Hive is a mental health and wellbeing hub for ages 8-18 on Mondays in Glossop and Wednesdays in Ashton. You can access drop in appointments, 1-2-1 support, counselling, therapeutic groups and wellbeing art sessions.

Families in Mind is a low level wellbeing service for the whole family. Families that have emerging difficulties, such as communication breakdowns and conflict issues, can access this service to work together towards their goals.

To book any appointments or for more information, call 0161 330 9223.

Website: https://www.togmind.org/content/home
Phone:  0161 330 9223
Email: office@togmind.org

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.

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

Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/healthyminds/

Health and Wellbeing College  Pennine Care FT

Recovery focused courses, offering self-management education designed to support people take control of their mental health & wellbeing.

Open to anyone aged 18years+ individuals
self -enrol on courses for free.

Monday- Friday 9-5pm

Phone: 0161 716 2666

Website: https://hwcollege.penninecare.nhs.uk/our-courses

Reading Well Books on Prescription
Mental Health & Shelf Help

Books on prescription to give helpful information and support for self -managing common mental health conditions, or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences. Some books also include personal stories from people who are living with or caring for someone with mental health needs.

Visit your local library for access to reading well recommended books.

Website: https://www.tameside.gov.uk/libraries/booksonprescription

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.

Open to anyone aged 16+ years

Phone: 0151 321 1099

Website: http://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/free-gambling-counselling/

 

Military Veterans Service

Mental health support to ex-service personnel for conditions including depression, alcohol and substance misuse, anger problems and post-traumatic stress disorder. 
Some people who have served in the armed forces say that they can experience emotional difficulties and find it hard to ask for help. This may be because of difficult experiences or simply adjusting to civilian life.

Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/military-veterans-service/

 

Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service

Support people in Glossop who are having difficulties with their mental health across the whole spectrum of mental illnesses. The service offers targeted goal-focused support, developing peer support and volunteer opportunities across Derbyshire, and also peer support groups where there is a need.

Monday - Friday :
9:00am - 17:00pm

Phone: 01773 734989

Email:DerbyshireRecoveryPeerSupportService@rethink.org

Website: https://www.rethink.org/help-in-your-area/services/community-support/derbyshire-recovery-and-peer-support-service/?gclid=CN7qmbSRytUCFSax7QodEC8EJg

NHS Choices Mental Health Helplines

Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines and support groups can offer expert advice.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Making a difference Tameside

Independent mental health charity based in Ashton-Under-Lynne who provide long-term opportunities for people who are aiming to rebuild their lives and improve their social integration.
The charity offers workshops that seek to develop user’s self-esteem and relationship skills through a range of social and vocational packages.

Website: https://makingadifferencetameside.com/
Monday- Saturday 9.30-3.30pm
Phone: 0161 343 2736

The Bureau Glossop

 

 

The Bureau is Glossop’s Community Wellbeing Charity. The Bureau’s website will enable you to find out about the different community activities and services that exist locally, and make it easier to find support when it’s needed. The Bureau will support people to stay physically and socially active, improve mental wellbeing and live independently for longer. The Bureau will also champion and raise the profile of the different community groups and voluntary organisations that exist locally within the Glossopdale area

Phone: 01457 865 722
Email: info@thebureau.org.uk
Website : https://the-bureau.org.uk/

Action Together Tameside

Action Together offers a range of support to strengthen individuals and communities in Tameside.  

  • ​We support people to get help, providing opportunities to get better connected to what is going on in their local community and find the support they need.

Tameside - 95-97 Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6EP 

Phone: 0161 339 2345.
Email: info@actiontogether.org.uk
Website: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/get-help  

Anthony Seddon Drop-in For anyone struggling with their mental health.
The Anthony Seddon Centre provides a safe, non-judgemental environment and offers peer support where it is needed.
The centre offers a peer support drop in service, which runs from 12pm to 3pm, Monday-Saturday.
Some sessions are supported by a mental health nurse – drop in or contact centre to book a time to get help or if experiencing mental health distress. 
As well as these drop in’s the centre  offers a range of peer support groups and therapeutic activities

Monday- Friday-
10am- 3.30pm
Saturday - 12-2.30pm

Phone: 0161 376 4439  

Website: https://tasfund.org.uk/support-we-offer/

Off The Record Person-centred 1:1 counselling service for children and young people aged 10-25 in Tameside
Specialist 1:1 counselling
Weekly drop-in for young people in ‘immediate crisis’ including skype drop-in
www.otr-tameside.org 
0161 355 3553

 

Mental Health Services in Tameside and Glossop Adults & Older People


Service

Summary

Further Information

Secondary Care Mental Health Services – for adults
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)
  • Military Veteran Service
  • Criminal Justice Mental Health Service
  • Inpatient wards
  • Community mental health teams – North and South
  • Psychological Therapies Services
  • Early Intervention Psychosis Team
  • Democratic Therapeutic Community (DTC)

Single point of access for referrals 

 

Phone::  0161 716 4247

 

Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm

Services have individual days &  hours of operation

Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/adults/

Secondary Care Mental Health Services – for  older people
Pennine Care FT

Single point of entry into all specialist MH services for people aged 65 & over.

  • Home Intervention Team
  • Community Mental Health Team
  • Liaison Mental Health team A&E (formally RAID)
  • Psychological therapies
  • Memory assessment service
  • Inpatient wards
  • Whittaker day hospital

Single point of access for referrals:
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
Phone:  0161 716 3400
Services have individual  days & hours of operation
Website: https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/older-people/

Tameside Council
OPT-in Social Inclusion and Wellbeing Team

The OPT-in team, based at Wilshaw House Mental Health Information and Resource Centre, offer support to people affected by mental health issues by providing a range of social and activity groups in community settings throughout Tameside.

Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
Phone: 0161 342 4383
Any referral accepted, including self-referral.

Mental Health Crisis Support in Tameside and Glossop- Adults & Older People

Service

Summary

Further Information

Visit your GP

You can access your GP for assessment and advice. Urgent appointments should be available.

Contact your GP practice or if out of hours you can contact 111 or attend the walk in centre next to the A&E department at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT.

Pennine Care Mental Health Access Team

The access team are the single point of entry into adult mental health services (age 18-65 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 team also offers brief intervention for patients who may not meet criteria for primary or secondary care.

Phone:   0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/adults/

Pennine Care Older People’s Single Point of Entry  (SPOE)

Single Point of entry into specialist mental health services for older people aged 65+years.
The team receives all older people referrals from professionals into mental health services, to identify the most appropriate care pathway.
Professional referral’s accepted from health and social care professionals. 

Phone:   0161 716 4247
Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm
https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/older-people/

Pennine Care Liaison Mental Health Service

Formally known as the RAID team.  This team works within Tameside Hospital supporting mental health emergencies. Direct Access for GPs for urgent or emergency cases.  The team is only able to accept referrals from a hospital professional or a GP.

  • Phone:  0161 716 3636
  •  
  • Fax: 0161 716 3656

Website : https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/your-services/service-directory/tameside-and-glossop/mental-health/adults/tameside-liaison-mental-health-service-formerly-raid/

A&E

For people unable to keep themselves safe and needing immediate help. Especially those at risk of acting on suicidal thoughts, or seriously harmed themselves and need medical attention.

Attend A&E department or dial 999 if an ambulance is required.

  • 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Anthony Seddon Drop-in

For anyone struggling with their mental health.
The Anthony Seddon Centre provides a safe, non-judgemental environment and offers peer support where it is needed.
The centre offers a peer support drop in service, which runs from 12pm to 3pm, Monday-Saturday.
Some sessions are supported by a mental health nurse – drop in or contact centre to book a time to get help or if experiencing mental health distress. 
As well as these drop in’s the centre  offers a range of peer support groups and therapeutic activities

 

Monday- Friday-
10am- 3.30pm
Saturday - 12-2.30pm

Phone: 0161 376 4439  

Website: https://tasfund.org.uk/support-we-offer/

Samaritans

Someone to talk to in confidence about anything troubling - 24 hours a day

Phone:  116 123
24 hours/ 7 days
Website:  https://www.samaritans.org/

NHS Choices Mental Health Helplines

Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines and support groups can offer expert advice.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Tameside and Glossop Children and Young Peoples Mental Health support services


Service

Summary

Further Information

Visit your child’s GP

You can access your child’s GP for assessment and advice. Urgent appointments should be available.

Contact your GP practice or if out of hours you can contact 111 or attend the walk in centre next to the A&E department at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT.

School Based Support

School based support can include Pastoral staff, school-based counsellors, school nurses, health mentors, learning mentors, nurture/resilience groups (e.g. self-esteem, social skills, particularly targeting vulnerable groups)

Speak to your child’s school regarding what mental health and wellbeing support the can offer.

Healthy Young Minds

Healthy Young Minds Tameside and Glossop (formerly CAMHS) 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 16 years and from 16-18 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.

Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
0161 716 3600 www.healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk

Off The Record

Person-centred 1:1 counselling service for children and young people aged 10-25 in Tameside
Specialist 1:1 counselling
Weekly drop-in for young people in ‘immediate crisis’ including skype drop-in 

www.otr-tameside.org 
0161 355 3553

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind
 

Mind is a mental health wellbeing centre offering counselling, courses, workshops, advice, drop-ins e.g. welfare rights and housing support, veggie cafe and internet access.
The types of courses available to support children and young people include; emotional wellbeing and mental health resilience, school training and the Hive. The hive is a safe space for children & young peoples to come and get involved in activities or access some help for issues or problems in their lives. 

0161 330 9223
 www.togmind.org
https://www.togmind.org/services/hive

42nd  Street

Counselling, individual support, group work and volunteering opportunities to CYP aged 13-18 years, group work for vulnerable groups of CYP (LGBT, LAC, Young carers, Young Offenders)

www.42ndstreet.org.uk
0161 228 7321

The Anthony Seddon Fund

For anyone struggling with their mental health.
The Anthony Seddon Centre provides a safe, non-judgemental environment and offers peer support where it is needed.
The centre offers a peer support drop in service, which runs from 12pm to 3pm, Monday-Saturday.
Some sessions are supported by a mental health nurse – drop in or contact centre to book a time to get help or if experiencing mental health distress. 
As well as these drop in’s the centre offers a range of peer support groups and therapeutic activities for children, young people and adults.

0161 637 9256 www.theanthonyseddonfund.org
Open Access drop-in sessions for children and young people aged 11-19years  Thurs 4-7pm
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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.

The service is open to anyone aged 16 years+ self-referral/ professional referral.

It operates from Monday- Friday 9-5pm
0161 716 4242

https://www.penninecare.nhs.uk/healthyminds/

Papyrus

HOPELineUK Specialist phone service offering support, practical advice and info to young people up to age 35 who are worried about how they are feeling or anyone concerned about a young person, community based self-harm and awareness activities

https://papyrus-uk.org/
0800 0684141

NHS Choices Mental Health Helplines

Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines and support groups can offer expert advice.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

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