Local NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP), has launched a new mental health helpline for residents of Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Wirral.
Open 24 hours a day, seven-days a week, it is open to people of all ages including children and young people who need urgent mental health support.
The helpline is part of the NHS Long Term Plan to improve access to mental health support. Originally due to go live next year, it has been fast-tracked to be available to support local people during the Covid-19 pandemic.
What to do if you need urgent mental health help:
Some GP Practices across Northwich will be offering a counselling service over the telephone with Healthbox (please see their website for more information: https://www.healthboxcic.com/services/mental-health-services/adult-counselling/)
To ask about this service please contact your GP surgery either through e-consult or via telephone.
Self-referral may be possible in the near future, please check back for more information.