We know things may be difficult as cost of living pressures rise. If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, there’s support out there for you.
Free text and online support
With this 24/7 crisis text messaging service you can send a text message any time of day or night wherever you are - every conversation is with a real person.
Text SHOUT to 85258
You don’t need an app or data and there’s no registration process
It’s silent and won’t appear on your phone bill
Confidential and anonymous
Kooth – for children and young people aged 11 to 18 years
Chat to their friendly counsellors
Read articles written by young people
Apps to support your health, mental health and wellbeing
All these apps have been tested and approved. (Your Health App Finder)
Free online wellbeing programmes
Online courses for anyone affected by low mood, anxiety or depression. Materials have been designed to improve feelings and beat stress. Available online and totally free of charge if you live in Greater Manchester.
Online programmes to help ease your levels of stress, sleep better or to build resilience. You can choose to use any of the programmes. They are self-help, confidential and secure.
Shining a Light on Suicide
Whether you’re feeling suicidal, worried someone else is, or have lost someone to suicide, you’re not alone. Whatever you’re going through, we’ll help you get the advice and support you need.
Help with gambling
If you’re worried about your own, or someone else’s gambling, free and confidential advice and support is available across Greater Manchester.
More information on accessing treatment and support