Local organisations and resources


Advice about different feelings and situations can be found on our mental wellbeing pages, but here is a quick access list of organisations to contact.

Support for under 18s

If you're under the age of 18, visit our help and support for children and young people pages to find information and advice on mental health.

Support for over 18s

You can:

  • call the Open Door mental health helpline on 0800 138 7276 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • visit the Open Door mental health daytime Safe Haven in the centre of Stockport. Visit the Open Door Facebook page for updates on the Safe Haven opening times. Call 0161 549 9717 before visiting if you can

  • call the Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust Mental Health helpline any time on 0800 014 9995

  • sign up to Kooth for those aged 10 to 25 years old or Qwell for those aged 26 years old and over. You can talk to a qualified professional or other people in the community

  • call Stockport Support Hub on 0161 474 1042 Monday to Friday from 9am to 4:30pm. They can help with your wellbeing, connecting with your community, support at home, access to transport, finances or support with caring responsibilities

  • talk to your GP or self refer to Viaduct Care Wellbeing and Self Care Service on their website. They can help you improve your mental and physical health and wellbeing, including support with long term physical health conditions. They also support with finding community activities and support groups in your local area

  • meet the Prevention Alliance team, available every Wednesday from 9:30am to 4pm at Stockport Homes, 2 Edward Street, SK1 3NO

  • call the Prevention Alliance team on 0161 474 1042 Monday to Friday from 9am to 4:30pm. If you're deaf, text 0753 9468560

  • visit the Stockport Local website to find a list of groups who may be able to support you

Wellbeing groups in Stockport

The groups available in Stockport include:

Courses and resources

There are many resources you can use to find out more helpful information, such as:

  • Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust: online and talking therapies, which you can sign up to on the website or by calling 0161 716 5640

  • SilverCloud: online therapy, with programmes that can help ease stress levels, improve sleep or build resilience. Visit the NHS website to sign up

  • Living Life to the Full: online courses and resources covering low mood, stress and resilience. Visit the website to sign up

  • Self Help Services: online programmes completed in your own time. This can be face to face, over the telephone or as part of a group or workshop. Visit the website or call 0161 480 2020

  • Shining a Light on Suicide: resources and support for anyone concerned about suicide

Helping you find the right support in Stockport: leaflet and poster

If you know of someone who cannot access our website, you can request a copy of our feeling anxious, stressed or low leaflet and poster. They include details of the support that's available in Stockport.

Call the Stockport Public Health Team on 0161 474 2134 or email info.wellbeing@stockport.gov.uk.