I Need HelpWe all deserve to enjoy life and feel good about ourselves. Sometimes however life can be tough.

Whether you’re feeling great and want to stay that way, you’re a bit fed up; or you’re struggling to manage your feelings, this site has links to information and tips ranging from how to boost your mood, to where to get help if you’re unable to cope.

The site has been developed for people living in Warrington, so some of the services are for local people only. The words Localservice2 indicate which services are aimed at Warrington residents. Many of the links are for national sites however, so the information will be relevant wherever in England you live.

So that it's easier for you to find what you're looking for, we've divided the site into different sections.

Click the blue buttons above to find information that's right for you.

If you need help right now, click "I need urgent help" above.


Men's Health Week: 10-16 June 2019

This year, during Men’s Health Weekwe focussed on suicide prevention. One of the statistics the campaign highlighted was that 75% of people who take their own lives are men

Suicide prevention is important all year round, so to help you make a difference, we've outlined below some free, local resources which relate to suicide prevention and men’s mental health.

Adult Men IYC

In Your Corner – free resources to promote men’s mental health 
The aim of Warrington's In Your Corner campaign is to encourage men to look out for their mates; and to be more supportive of people experiencing mental health problems. For more information, including details of how you can book the local campaign resources for your venue, click here. 

Support services and resources
Follow the steps below to find a range of  local and national support services and resources:

To find services designed especially for men:

  1. Click the blue button “adults click here” above
  2. Then click the drop down heading “organisations which support men”

For details of bereavement support, including services specifically for people bereaved by suicide:

  1. Click the blue button “adults click here” above
  2. Then click the drop down heading “organisations offering bereavement support"

To find details of services for people who need help right now, click "I need urgent help" above.

Free suicide prevention resources
There are links to a wide range of free suicide prevention resources on this site. To find this information:

  1. Click the blue button “front line workers click here” above
  2. Then click the drop down heading “suicide prevention resources”

The suicide prevention resources listed include:

  • Anti-stigma materials
  • Local and national suicide prevention training
  • Booklets, factsheets and support guides on suicide prevention and suicide bereavement
  • Keep safe plans
  • Details of the localised Stay Alive app

Free Basic Suicide Prevention Training

Warrington’s Public Health Team offers a half-day Basic Suicide Prevention training session. Places are available on the following dates:

Additional dates, after November 2019, will be arranged soon. 

The training is free to front line workers and volunteers from for not-for-profit organisations, which support people in Warrington. However, there is a charge for non-attendance, late cancellation and attending if you’re not eligible. Details of charges can be found in the “cancellation and non-attendance policy” on the Public Health training pages.

Happy? OK? Sad? materials
If you'd like to order some of the free, Happy? OK? Sad? materials, to signpost people to this site, then please complete and return this PDF order form. (Please note, the materials are only available for distribution in Warrington).