Our mental health services support people who are experiencing difficulties in their day to day lives due to mental health problems. They aim to support people to recover and live as independently as possible.
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Advice from FirstStep
Feeling Anxious or Stressed - Get in touch with First Step
“I felt worse and worse each day until eventually I was struggling to even get to work. First Step helped me to understand my depression and change the way I think and feel - now I’m back to my old self.”
This year's theme is Stress: The Balancing Act. Most people are aware that it is often difficult to keep the balance right in terms of work, play and lifestyle.
The Mental Health Act 1983 covers the rights, assessment and treatment of people experiencing mental health needs.
The conference which was jointly hosted by Cumbria County Council and Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust kick started a project funded via NHS England
Understand a bit more about dementia, and the little ways you can help.
As an alternative to individual talking therapies we also have Ways to Wellbeing Workshops which you might be offered at assesment. Some people prefer the idea of learning new skills in a group alongside other people with similar problems, this can help them to feel less alone and more supported.
From Our Mental Health Team Statement from Cumbria Partnership regarding the Provision of Section 12 Doctors
Published: 10th October 2017
The Chief Executive confirms the service will not cease
Published: 2nd August 2017
New garden opens at the Hadrian unit
Published: 10th July 2017
Improved service for patients taking Clozaril medication
Published: 7th July 2017
Amanda Ducksbury has used her love of writing as part of her recovery - and published her first book
Published: 25th May 2017
This guidance is aimed at anyone exposed to the Manchester Arena attack which took place on 22 May 2017.