General and specialist mental health services

Emergency or out of hours support

A&E at Manchester Royal Infirmary

NHS Crisis Line: 0800 953 0285

Samaritans: Call 116 123 or email:

Turning Point Crisis Support: 0161 238 5149

Local mental health services near you

NHS mental health services

Other local mental health services

Find your nearest GP surgery

Find support for specific issues

Anxiety and Depression

42nd Street is a mental health charity in Greater Manchester catering to young people 13-25 years old. It delivers individual counselling (cognitive behavioural therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and one-to-one psycho-social support and advocacy services.

Self-Help Services provides support for a range of mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks. You can self refer to access psychological therapies.

MIND services include talking therapies, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, employment and training schemes, counselling and befriending.

The Wai Yin Vietnamese/Chinese Mental Health Project provides mental health and wellbeing support to Chinese and Vietnamese speakers. Call 0161 272 7482 or email:


Change Grow Live provides support for alcohol and drug addictions and associated mental health problems.

Get Connected supports people with a dual diagnosis of addiction and mental health problems.

Domestic Violence and Assault

St Marys Centre provides a comprehensive and co-ordinated forensic, counselling and aftercare service to men, women and children living in the Greater Manchester area who have experienced rape or sexual assault, whether this has happened recently or in the past.

Domestic Vioence and Sexual Assault: This NHS webpage gives information for victims of rape and sexual assault. It provides links to your nearest sexual assault referral centre as well as Rape Crisis Freephone and other helplines.

Rape Crisis England & Wales is an umbrella body for a network of independent Rape Crisis Centres each of which provide specialist support and services for victims and survivors of sexual violence.

Eating Disorders

BEAT is the UK's eating disorder charity and can provide telephone and online support to anyone affected by an eating disorder.

First Steps provide speciliast eating disorder support to young people including students.

LGBTQ+ Services

LGBT Foundation provides advice, support and information services to LGBTQ+ community.

The Proud Trust helps LGBT+ young people empower themselves and their communities.

Stonewall can help find LGBT-friendly services in your area.


The National Autistic Society offers support for students with any Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC).

DASS can offer specialist support.

Identity and discrimination

African and Caribbean Mental Health Services

Wai Yin Society

LGBT Centre Manchester


Cruse Bereavement Care offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Greater Manchester Bereavement Support can help to find support for anyone in Greater Manchester that has been bereaved or affected by a death

Forced Marriage

Karma Nirvana supports victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage.

The Forced Marriage Unit at offers valuable information on sources of help.