Highlands Surgery

156 Stockport Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 0NW

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Telephone: 0161 3302440


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Mental Health


Helpful information

Challenging Unhelpful Thoughts (CBT)

Managing Anxiety

Sleep Hygiene

Behavioural Activation for Low Mood


Helpline Numbers


Someone to talk to in confidence about anything troubling – 24 hours a day

Phone:  116 123
24 hours/ 7 days
Website:  https://www.samaritans.org/


Minds Matter

Minds Matter helps with everyday issues that affect your mental wellbeing.

Phone: 0161 470 6100

Website: Minds Matter – www.thebiglifegroup.com/service/mindsmatter/



SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. 
They offer a text support and also have an online support forum that individuals can join.

Phone: 0300 304 7000.
Open every day of the year from 4.30pm to 10.30pm on
Website: http://www.sane.org.uk/home
Textcare http://www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/textcare/



CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

If you identify as male, you access support via the following:
Phone 0800 58 58 58  –  5pm- Midnight  365 days a year
Webchat available – 5pm- midnight 365 days a year
Website: www.thecalmzone.net



Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

In a crisis:
TEXT: GMTandG to 85258
Available 24/7
Website:  https://www.giveusashout.org/


Papyrus Helpline

Online, text and phone support for people under 35 and struggling with suicidal feelings, or concerned about a young person who might be struggling.

Phone: 0800 068 4141 (weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 2pm-10pm and bank holidays 2pm–10pm
Text 07786 209 697
Email pat@papyrus-uk.org
Website: https://papyrus-uk.org


The Mix

Mental Health crisis support for individuals under 25 years.

Phone: 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm)
Email: Request support by email using this form on The Mix website
Text: Text THEMIX to 85258
Website: https://www.themix.org.uk/about-us


Muslim Youth Hepline

Muslim Youth Helpline offer faith-sensitive and confidential mental health advice. Contact online chat/email and phone support on 0808 808 2008

Phone: 0808 808 2008 
Website: https://www.myh.org.uk


LGBT+ Helpline

0300 330 0630 are raising awareness that their helpline is still open and they’re continuing to support those in need during this time. Open 10am- 10pm daily. https://switchboard.lgbt/#_blank


If you feel you are experiencing a mental health emergency, and feel you are at risk to yourself or others, you can attend your local A+E department for an assessment of your mental health.