Mental Health


Free anonymous online chat for young people to discuss your mental health issues.


Savera Group

A health and wellbeing group for BME women in the community.

It’s a chance to meet other women, make new friends, go to local trips, to get advice, support and information and link up with professionals and advice workers.

Please contact  the Savera Group would like to attend a meeting or would like to refer somebody.

Every Tuesday between 10:00-12:30
Sure Start Centre, Moss Side, M16 7UH
Free entry/free refurbishments
We will reimburse your bus travel cost as well

Telephone: 0161 636 7551


Mental Health & Wellbeing Resources during COVID-19

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Covid-19 one, can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, there are also many things we can do to support and manage our wellbeing during such times. This section of the website contains some of the freely accessible resources available for anyone to use.


Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. There are simple things we can all do to look after our mental health and wellbeing.

Website: Every Mind Matters

Buzz Manchester

Buzz is the new Health & Wellbeing Service for people and communities in Manchester.


African and Caribbean Mental Health Services

The African and Caribbean Mental Health Services provide a service predominantly for African and African Caribbean people as well as other minority groups including White Europeans who are aged 18+ and registered with a Manchester GP. All services are free and confidential.

You can refer direct to the service or you can ask your GP, family, friend or other professionals to refer you.

Open: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, M16 7WD



Heads Up

Back on Track is a Manchester charity that supports disadvantaged people through education, training, work experience, volunteering – helping them move on from problems in their past towards a meaningful and fulfilled life. Working with people who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation, because of problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and/or mental health.


Talking Therapies

Provides a range of Talking Therapies that can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes to your life.

Telephone: 0161 226 3871



Living Life to The Full

Free online courses are available covering low mood and stress and all of the common linked problems this causes. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more. Try one of the sample sessions now.



Zest covers areas of north and east Manchester. It offer a range of wellbeing services.

Telephone: 0161 234 3715




Rethink provide expert, accredited advice and information to everyone affected by mental health problems.

Telephone: 0300 5000 927



Action for Happiness

The Action for Happiness vision is a happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others.

There is an 8 week course called ‘Exploring What Matters’ that gives you the chance to meet friendly, like-minded people and find simple ways to make yourself and others happier.




Manchester Young Lives

Do you need help getting back on track?

Manchester Young Lives Youth Engagement Workers can provide help with many issues including health and wellbeing and support with mental health issues.


Sow the City

Sow the City want to build a healthier city where everyone can grow their own food. Somewhere that’s full of beans. The kind of city you want to live in.

Telephone: 0161 465 6954



Mental Health Mood Buster

In these challenging times, we sometimes need a bit of help – here’s a link to a fantastic mental health and wellbeing hub that will point you in the right direction:


For Your Body

Being healthier is not just about doing the right thing – it’s about making changes to fit your lifestyle and make you feel good.

Website: For Your Body

Saheli Counselling Service

Saheli provides a free confidential counselling service for South Asian Women in Manchester.

If you are interested in free counselling for yourself, a member of your family or a friend.

Telephone: 0161 636 7551

One step at a time - Self-Help Booklet

This self-help booklet was developed from research with Muslim service users and therapists from different backgrounds. It is intended to be a resource for people who wish to refer to their faith for support in their wellbeing.

One step at a time booklet

One step at a time Urdu booklet

One step at a time Arabic booklet

The Roby

The preventative mental health project serving the people of Longsight and neighbouring districts of Manchester. It specialises in services for people from South Asian Cultures.

Telephone: 0161 205 5998

Manchester Mind

Information and Support for all mental health issues.

Telephone: 0161 769 5732


South Manchester Healthy Living Network (SMHLN)

SMHLN covers areas of south Manchester. It offers a range of wellbeing services.

Telephone: 0161 217 3667

Self-Help Leaflets

There are a number of self help leaflets available to download from the NHS.



Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Telephone: 116 123