Mental Health

FLAG (For Local Advice and Guidance)

Address: 39 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1LZ
Phone: 0161 474 1042
E-mail: info@stockportflag.org.uk
Website: http://www.stockportflag.org.uk , http://www.mycaremychoice.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Phone Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm
Referral: No
Comment: Confidential accurate and local advice around all adult health and social care services in Stockport. Also an independent and accessible assisted signposting service.

Wah Sum Helpline – Chinese Mental Health Association

Phone: 0845 122 8660 (Local rate)
Fax: 020 7739 6577
E-mail: info@cmha.org.uk
Website: http://www.cmha.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Comment: Referral: GP, social worker, CPN, psychiatrist, etc A national mental health helpline to serve the Chinese community in the UK.Wah Sum Helpline is a confidential service which offers information and advice, advocacy, care for carers, free counselling, housing advice, user social group, befriending, health promotion and trainee counsellor placement programme.

SANE

Address: First Floor, Cityside House, 40 Adler Street, London, E1 1EE
Phone: 0845 767 8000
Fax: 020 7375 2162
E-mail: sanemail@sane.org.uk
Website: http://www.sane.org.uk
Office Hours: Daily 6.00pm – 11.00pm
Comment: National mental health charity which aims to raise awareness of mental illness and campaign to improve services, initiate and fund research into the causes of serious mental illness through its research centre. Information and emotional support is also provided to anyone affected by mental illness va the helpline(SANEline) and by email (SANEmail).

National MIND’s Infoline – Information and Legal Advice

Address: Granta House, 15-19 Broadway, London, E15 4BQ gate
Phone: Mindinfoline 0300 123 3393 Mind Legal Advice Line 0300 466 6463 Minicom: 0845 766 0163 (if using BT Texdirect add the prefix 18001)
E-mail: info@mind.org.uk , legal@mind.org.uk
Website: http://www.mind.org.uk
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Comment: Information and Legal advice line for mental health users, carers and professionals.

ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) Anonymous

Address: Flat 5, Quaker House, St. Mark’s Street, Leeds LS2 9EQ
Phone: 0113 244 5454
E-mail: unaparker@aol.com
Contact Name: Una Parker
Office Hours: Office hours only (BT call minder may operate)
Comment: ECT Anonymous UK provides a listening service for those already affected by Electric Shock Treatment (ECT)or for those considering having the treatment and to their relatives, carers, friends or advocates. Produce a booklet “Shock” – the things you need to know before having shock treatment (£2-50). Staffed by volunteer who will return calls to those who leave a message.