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.

Writing for mental health

From Our Mental Health Team Writing for mental health

Amanda Ducksbury has used her love of writing as part of her recovery - and published her first book

Mental wellbeing advice following the Manchester Arena attack

From Our Mental Health Team Mental wellbeing advice following the Manchester Arena attack

This guidance is aimed at anyone exposed to the Manchester Arena attack which took place on 22 May 2017.