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Mental Health
Started by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
‪Friday 18th Jan‬, ‪1pm – 3pm‬

Wigan and Leigh Recovery Teams are hosting a Marketplace of Mental Health Support

Kingsleigh Community Centre, King St, Leigh, WN7 4LJ
Come and talk to services in the Wigan and Leigh area that can support mental health issues. Plus meet local dementia and carer support groups; health and educational services and many more!
All Welcome
For more information, contact Recovery Team South ‪01942 772116‬ Link

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
Wigan Samaritans are based at 73 Dicconson Street, Wigan, WN1 2AT

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

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 9am - 2pm and 6pm - 9pm
Wednesday - 2pm - 9pm
Thursday - Midday - 9pm
Friday - 9am - 9pm
Saturday - Midday - 9pm
Sunday - 10am - 3.30pm

Tel: 01942 492222 (local call charges apply)
Tel: 116 123 (free to call)

Links: Wigan Samaritans / @WiganSamaritans

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
The Sanctuary Wigan and Leigh offers overnight mental health support (8pm - 6am)

Wigan and Leigh residents, or those registered with a GP in the borough, can access the service by calling The Sanctuary on 0300 003 7029 or 01942 410522.

Following a conversation with trained Sanctuary staff, people will then either be offered telephone support or they will be invited to go to The Sanctuary for one-to-one support.

More information - www.selfhelpservices.org.uk / The Sanctuary Wigan and Leigh
(Based at Claire House Health Centre, Phoenix Way, Lower Ince, Wigan WN3 4NW)

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
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: www.nwbh.nhs.uk/wigan / Facebook / @NWBoroughsNHS

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
Mental health and wellbeing - www.wigan.gov.uk

The information index includes:

What is it?
Good mental health is just as important as your physical health.

Improving mental wellbeing
Ways to improve your mental wellbeing and training opportunities

Help and support
Details of support available to help you deal with changes to your mental health

Understanding how you feel and where to get help if you need it

Children and young people
What a young person can do to improve how they feel

#TogetherWeCan campaign
Promoting positive mental wellbeing and removing the stigma around mental health

Real life stories
People share their experiences with mental health

@WiganCouncil (17 Jan ‘18):
If you want to be involved with our #TogetherWeCan campaign and have a story to help raise awareness about mental health, email public.health@wigan.gov.uk for more information.

Wigan Council Facebook

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
Dementia - www.wigan.gov.uk

The information index includes:

Dementia friendly communities
Making Wigan a great place to live for people with dementia and their carers

What's on
Events and activities for people with dementia in Wigan

Dementia news
The latest news and information relating to dementia in Wigan

Further information
Further resources for the dementia and dementia carer community

Help and support
Useful websites that offer local and national support for people with dementia and their carers

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
#ThreeLittleBirds will launch on Wed Jan 23rd, 2 - 4pm, at One House Community Centre in #Aspull

One House Community Centre - 45 Haigh Rd, Aspull WN2 1RR (Opp. Our Lady’s RC Primary School)
FB Group / www.communitybook.org

Starts Wed 23rd Jan - FB Post

Posted by: tonker (19648)   Report abuse

What're you on?

Posted by: jo anne (31889)   Report abuse
A roll.

Posted by: tonker (19648)   Report abuse
stRoll On!


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