The festive period can be difficult on your mental health. Whether or not Christmas is part of your life, your mental health might be affected by it happening around you. It’s a time of year that often puts extra pressure on us, and can affect our mental health in lots of different ways.
There are many services that can help if you are finding the festive period particularly difficult.
Contact your GP for support, alternatively here are some services in the local area:
The Samaritans – 116 123 (Free to call)
State Of Mind – www.stateofmindsport.org
MIND – www.mind.org.uk
Lee Cooper Foundation (ages 11-24) – www.theleecooperfoundation.co.uk
Think Well Being Halton (psychological therapies) www.nwbh.nhs.uk/think-wellbeing-Halton
In a mental health crisis please call 999