Mental Health


    13 February 2024

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    DEADLINE 16th FEBRUARY 2024 - 

    The aims of this funding are to improve the emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people with a learning disability and/or autism and support reducing their risk of issues such as:

    · Challenging behaviour

    · Escalations to mental health crisis

    · Breakdowns at home / placements

    · Hospital attendances and admissions

    · School isolations / exclusions and non-attendance due to emotional wellbeing issue


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  • Understanding What Impacts Mens Mental Health

    15 May 2024

    This free conference aims to shed light on why suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50. The reasons why a man takes his own life is very complex and often misunderstood. With pressures such unemployment, poverty and addiction it is more important than ever to raise awareness of the issues that impact men and what we all can do to help keep our men well.


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  • Halton Mental Health Alliance & Marketplace

    10 April 2024

    Halton Mental Health Alliance & Marketplace

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  • Young Person Mental Health Survey

    23 February 2024


    Healthwatch St Helens are currently undertaking a survey of young people’s experiences of mental health services.

    They want to hear the experiences of young people when accessing mental health services.

    This will help providers to know what they’re doing well and what needs to improve.

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  • Mental Health Support Over Christmas

    19 December 2023


    The festive period isn’t always festive for everyone. It can be a difficult time for some.

    Whatever the issue and whatever is going on, it’s #OK2ASK for help.

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  • Mersey Care Launch New Children’s And Adolescent 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Response Team

    25 October 2023


    Children and young people based in Halton, Knowsley, St Helens and Warrington up to the age of 18 who are experiencing a mental health crisis will have access to a dedicated 24/7 team for the first time.

    The new crisis response team, based within Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Child and Young People’s Mental Health Service, will help those under 18 who need an emergency response and aims to provide a risk assessment within four hours.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 (15 - 21 May)

    12 May 2023


    Each Year a theme is set by the Mental Health Foundation, the theme this year is ‘Anxiety'. St Helens Wellbeing Service, have put together a timetable of activities to help you to improve or maintain your wellbeing.

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  • Select Training CIC Launch Whole-Community Mental Health Initiative

    31 March 2023


    Select Training CIC are launching the Community Minds St Helens initiative which aims to improve mental health literacy across communities in Halton and St Helens and to create sustainable, community-level support groups and ambassador programmes.

    The project will tackle the mental health crisis through education with a focus on prevention and early intervention. This will be achieved by providing affordable, high quality Ofqual regulated mental health first aid training to community groups, schools and charities.

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  • Digital Mental Health Support Is Now Available For Everyone Aged 11+.

    17 February 2023


    Free instant access digital mental health support is now available everyone aged 11+. These services provide free, safe and anonymous online mental health support whenever you need it. 


    There are no waiting lists for support and no referral needed. Access to these platforms is available instantly 24/7.  

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  • Funded Mental Health First Aid Training

    20 January 2023


    Sean Bailey Wellness CIC will be delivering the new two day adult Mental Health First Aid course at The Brindley Theatre on Monday 27th February and Monday 6th March, 9.30am until 5.30pm.

    There are eight fully funded spaces for not for profit organisations operating within Halton. To complete the course there must be full attendance across both days.

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