Local Mental Health Support

Started by: jo anne (32725) 

Marketplace, Thu 14th Nov 1pm - 3pm, at Wigan Town Hall

North West Boroughs Healthcare Foundation Trust provides most of our borough’s mental health services -

Started: 18th Oct 2019 at 14:21

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provide the following mental health services for the borough:

* Adults' mental health services
* Children and young people's services
* Later life and memory services
* Learning disability services

Links: / Facebook / @NWBoroughsNHS

Replied: 31st Oct 2019 at 07:11

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Do you have experience of using mental health services?
Would you like to use this experience to help others?

NWBH NHS have an exciting opportunity for peer support workers with lived experience of mental health problems to join a range of clinical teams.

Adult inpatient mental health – Wigan
Community autism spectrum conditions – Wigan
Community crisis resolution home treatment – Wigan
Community perinatal team – Wigan

Full or part time roles on offer, as well as flexible working hours.

Link - - Closing date: Thu 7th Nov 2019

Replied: 31st Oct 2019 at 07:43

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Samaritans of Wigan are based at 73 Dicconson Street, Wigan, WN1 2AT

They offer emotional support in person, over the phone, and via email.

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:
Monday - 6 pm – 9pm
Tuesday - 9am – 1pm and 5pm – 9pm
Wednesday - 11am – 9pm
Thursday - Midday – 9pm
Friday - 9am – 9pm
Saturday - 9am – 9pm
Sunday - 10am – 4pm

Links: Wigan Samaritans / @WiganSamaritans

Wigan Samaritans Santa Stroll, Sunday 8th December, Tickets £10 - Eventbrite Link

Replied: 9th Nov 2019 at 10:23
Last edited by jo anne: 9th Nov 2019 at 10:24:14

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Mental Health Market - Thursday 14th Nov, 1pm till 3pm - Wigan Town Hall Atrium

(A good opportunity to view Wigan Town Hall Atrium too - I’ve never been in Link)

Replied: 13th Nov 2019 at 22:47

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Wigan Anxiety Group, every other Wed 7pm - 9pm at St Wilfred’s Parish Hall, Standish

Next meeting on Wed 20th November / Facebook / @RethinkWigan

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 07:57

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Mental Health and Wellbeing -

• What is it?
• List of helplines and contacts
• Improving mental wellbeing
• Adults
• Children and young people
• #TogetherWeCan campaign
• Real life stories
• Expert opinion
• Shining a light on suicide

If you want to be involved with the #TogetherWeCan campaign and have a story to help raise awareness about mental health, email for more information.

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 08:46

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Health & Wellbeing Group, Mondays 11am - 1pm, at Molyneux House (near Wigan Little Theatre)

For anyone who feels they’d benefit from a morning among friends, usually with the option of joining in with an activity. You might be lonely, suffer from mental health problems, or just want an extra something to fill your time. All are welcome.

Facebook Group - HAWBG Wigan

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 08:53
Last edited by jo anne: 14th Nov 2019 at 08:54:06

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Empathy North West CIC offer therapeutic counselling for individuals, couples, & young people.

For more information email or call 0303 303 133.
Office: 55a Wallgate, Wigan. WN1 1BE

There’s a fundraising auction on Fri 29th Nov at The Jubilee Club in Ashton.
Tickets are £2 each and available from the Wigan office. (FB Link)

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 09:29

Posted by: jo anne (32725) 

Wigan Family Welfare offer a range of advocacy and counselling services.
They have a base in Scholes and another in Lower Ince.
For further info call 01942 867888 or email

Links: / Facebook / @WiganFamWelfare

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 10:16

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Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 19:40

Posted by: momac (10781) 

I love it...all common sense.

Replied: 14th Nov 2019 at 19:47


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