The partnership has been formed to connect people with a range of community mental health support across West Cumbria and to raise awareness in the area about the great range of support available through both our partners and lots of other organisations who we work closely with.
There is a wide range of mental health support available in West Cumbria and this page has been developed to help you find the types of support that you feel are right for you or someone you know.
Supporting the work we do
The West Cumbria Mental Health Partnership is led by Groundwork NE & Cumbria and is funded with a grant received from the Cumbria Community Foundation through the Transforming West Cumbria Programme funded by Sellafield Ltd.
The partnership works with a wide range of support organisations to help you find the approach thats right for you.
You can find information about these organsations and their services here or follow the links to their websites for more details.
Cumbria Youth Alliance provides infrastructure support for organisations working with children, young people and families. We also provide direct support to vulnerable young people in a variety of settings and are leading a number of new projects, whilst continuing to deliver existing projects across Cumbria.
Our vision is to work proactively and in partnership with statutory and other organisations and individuals: to promote mental health and to improve the quality of life for people suffering from, or with the potential to suffer from, mental distress by providing and encouraging user-led activities and services and to increase awareness of those issues through education and a strong, positive presence in the local community.
Togetherall is a free and anonymous online community available 24/7 to all residents aged 16+ living in North Cumbria looking for mental health support and a sense of connection.
We are a local community interest company providing preventative mental health support services for children, young people and adults.
Our team is from a wide range of backgrounds and are dedicated to the roles they play in the organisation and to making a difference in the community.
Spiral’s aim is to prevent the effects bullying has on young people and families by providing emotional education, to give them the tools they can use to manage difficult situations and overwhelming emotions.
Healthy Hope’s ethos is to promote the health and wellbeing of our local communities. We are committed to a person centred approach and our work shops provide a confidential and safe environment where the people attending can relax and take part in healthy living and feel good activities.
Our aim is to deliver holistic and individualised services for people living in Cumbria and to provide increased levels of social engagement and alleviate social isolation.
MHNW deliver a range of mental health support services including First Aid for Mental Health training and awareness courses and more specialised 1:1 nature therapy days.
Together We Talk uses straight forward interventions to help you understand and recognise your own mental health and wellbeing. This includes looking at what things may affect the way you feel and how this affects the way you behave and think.
At CADAS we work with individuals and communities to reduce the harm caused by substance use across Cumbria by:
iCan is passionate about helping people throughout Cumbria, break down their activity barriers from I can’t to I CAN! Empowering the Cumbrian community to live healthier, happier lifestyles long-term.
We listen to how you feel and ask what services you need to help you become resilient and take control of your health and wellbeing with our friendly support network of lived experience staff.
If you are unsure if a service is what you need, get in touch with the providing organisation through our Contact Page and they will be happy to provide advice and guide you to support thats right for you