Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is an NHS organisation that brings together local GPs (doctors), nurses and other healthcare professionals from across Knowsley, to assess the health needs of the local population, and then plan, buy and monitor the delivery of the required healthcare services.
If you’re a man living in Merseyside and you want a credible, discreet and confidential option you can contact CALM. Their helpline and website are specifically designed to support blokes when life is tough and help you sort your head out. You may have seen them promoting themselves at local events such as Liverpool Sound city, Creamfields, SNUB fest@Masque and Claire House Summer Festival (Wirral).
If you live in Merseyside and have a mental health condition, concerns about your mental health or someone you know or just feel overwhelemed by the problems in your life such as stress, work, relationships, bereavement then there are many services available to you. It is important to take good care of our mental health and be aware of how it affects us. This page has useful links to organisations in Liverpool, the Wirral and around Merseyside that can help with mental health issues.
CAMHS- A multidi-disiplinary team which provides support for children, young people and families with complex and severe difficulties – CAMHS stands for -The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Our approach is to work “with” familes rather than “on” them. Our aim is to help you find the solutions that work best for you and your family.
Who is the service for?
We’re here for people aged up to 18, and can help with lots of problems or worries such as if you’re feeling depressed, not enjoying food, feeling panicked or scared, having trouble concentrating, or having problems with your family life.
The North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provide treatment, support and guidance for people affected by mental ill health and learning disabilities. They are here for people of all ages, living in the boroughs of Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan, and offer day care, in-patient care and community services.
We help the people in our community to enjoy positive mental health, and support those who are experiencing difficulties. With a team of dedicated and expert staff, and working closely with our local partners in each borough, we provide a better view on mental health.
‘Mental health’ covers a range of symptoms, conditions, thoughts and feelings, so we offer different types of care depending on individual needs. The first thing we always do though, is listen.
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Mersey Care provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services for adults in Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby. It has a wider role too, providing medium secure services for Merseyside and Cheshire, and high secure services covering the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales.
Or you can visit their website at www.merseycare.nhs.uk
Liverpool CCG is made up of the 95 General Practices in the city. We are responsible for spending £750m each year on hospital and community health services for our patients, in a way which ensures the most effective services are available. To do this, we work with colleagues from hospitals, community services, the Local Authority and voluntary organisations. We want to involve our patients and the public in all that we do.
Knowsley SOBS for those bereaved by suicide