Mental Health

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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FirstStep Mental Health Services

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.”

National Stress Awareness day: case study

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.

Mental Health Act

The Mental Health Act 1983 covers the rights, assessment and treatment of people experiencing mental health needs. 

Mental Health Conference Summary

The conference which was jointly hosted by Cumbria County Council and Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust kick started a project funded via NHS England

dementiafriends.org.uk - Become a Dementia Friend‎

Understand a bit more about dementia, and the little ways you can help.

Ways to Wellbeing Workshops

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.

Reading Well to improve your mental wellbeing

From Our Mental Health Team Reading Well to improve your mental wellbeing

Reading Well books are now available in libraries across Cumbria

First Step support service among country’s best

From Our Mental Health Team First Step support service among country’s best

First Step has become one of the most successful Mental Health services in the country

Trust Supports Armed Forces Day

From Our Mental Health Team Trust Supports Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day is being celebrated across the county, find out what events are on and the services on offer to support Military Veterans

Have your say on the future of mental health inpatient provision

From Our Mental Health Team Have your say on the future of mental health inpatient provision

Option appraisal workshops are being held across the county prior to the mental health consultation taking place later in the year