Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Service

Further information and support

Healthier Lancashire

Mental health support resources in Lancashire and South Cumbria. You can find information, support organisations and websites to help support your mental health. You may also be visiting this page if you are worried about someone else. 

Mental Health Helpline

The Wellbeing Helpline and Texting Service is a Freephone out of hours, person centred listening environment for people requiring emotional support in relation to their own mental health or that of someone they know. Tel: 0800 9154640

Lancashire Advocacy Hub

A free, independent, and confidential single point of contact for adults in Lancashire. If you are experiencing difficulties with, or need help with, your health and/or social care the Hub can help. Here you will find information on how to get the help and support you need.

Rethink Mental Illness

Find advice and information about different mental illnesses, living with mental illness, your rights and benefits and information and resources to help carers of people living with a mental illness.

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

If you need help, no matter what it is, we are here to support and signpost you. You can find information and advice on things that are affecting your emotions, your physical health, financial worries, relationships, or drink or drugs problems.


Mindsmatter are a wellbeing service offering a range of free psychological therapies to people aged 16 and over in Lancashire.

GOV.UK social care mental health pages

Guidance, news and policy development in mental health from

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space

Breathing space is a debt respite scheme which provides protections include pausing enforcement action and contact from creditors and freezing interest and charges on debts. The scheme provides additional protections for people currently receiving mental health crisis treatment. 

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