If you, or your young person, are aged under 18 (or 25 for those with a Learning Disability) there are lots of organisations that offer mental health help, both locally and nationally. You might need different types of support at different times in your life.
Find out more on how we meet mental health needs in Trafford and the Thrive model.
If you are over 18 (or 25 with a learning disability) see the Mental Health and Wellbeing services page for adults
Quick reference guide to helpline support available for children and young people in Trafford.
It has been a difficult time but there are a range of services available to support your wellbeing and mental health remotely which can be accessed from your own home. You can find up to date information at the coronavirus mental health and wellbeing resources for children and young people page.
Virtual Mental Wealth Hub toolkit provides advice and information on services that are available to support children, young people and staff at this challenging time.
Services in this category are appropriate for anyone and everyone. It could be that you’re feeling a little down or just fancy some extra activities to do in your spare time. Example service: Gorse Hill Studios.
You can also have a look at our Things to Do pages for more ideas
Services for when you only need a small amount of advice or support with your mental health and wellbeing. Example service: Talkshop.
These services can offer you specific help across areas such as counselling, mentoring and therapeutic support. Example service: 42nd Street.
Getting More Help
In this area you will find services offering specialised, goals based support around serious issues that you’re really struggling with. Example service: Healthy Young Minds (formerly CAMHS).