Mental health and wellbeing resources

If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, there’s support out there for you. In addition to the resources below you can find details of help and support where you live, including crisis mental health helplines via our Support in your area page.

Download our flyer: Mental Health Support in Greater Manchester November 2022

This section of the website contains some of the freely accessible resources available for anyone to use. To make it easier for you to find the resources you need easily we’ve grouped them under topics headings


This includes advice on keeping active, sleep and tips and advice to start taking better care of your mental health. Read more


Find out where to get help and support. Read more

Creative Resources

Find out how to access free creative and arts-based online activities. Read more 

Debt and mental health

Resources and guidance for where to obtain help and support if debt is affecting your mental health and wellbeing. Read more 

Digital support

We now have an expanded range of freely accessible digital support offers across Greater Manchester. Read more

Eating disorders

  • Children and young people: where to find information and support. If you’re worried someone you care about is showing any signs of an eating disorder there’s support available Read more
  • Adults: where to find information and support. If you’re worried someone you care about is showing any signs of an eating disorder there’s support available Read more

Gambling addiction

There are a range of confidential support services available in Greater Manchester. Read more


To support colleagues working in homelessness we’ve produced a pack of available services and support that are available across mental health and substance misuse. Read more

Learning disability, ADHD and autism

Resources including easy read documents and details of where to get help and support. Read more


A range of resources and where to get support. Read more 

Mental health in education

Mental health and wellbeing resource pack (December 2021). All resources in the packs have been quality assured by the Greater Manchester Resilience hub. Please don’t download and share via email as we will be regularly updating the packs as new information and advice becomes available. The packs are interactive PowerPoint documents – embedded files won’t open if you’re viewing it as a slide show.

Updated 31.02.2022 with Kooth age extension and the launch of Qwell

Mental health and wellbeing resource packs

Generic MHiE resources


Let’s talk about anxiety animation and teacher toolkit (Anna Freud). Download here

Worried about exam results?

Resources for young people, parents and carers. Read more

NHS Talking Therapies

Psychological treatments, including cognitive behaviour therapy, are effective in treating anxiety and depression and are often recommended first, particularly for mild to moderate anxiety and depression. You can refer yourself to a local team. Read more

Perinatal and parent infant mental health

Advice and support on maternity, parenting and mental health and wellbeing. Read more

Self help resources

We’ve put together a collection of self-help resources on low mood, anxiety, OCD, self-harm and ADHD that we hope you find useful. The team have also put together a document about trauma ‘Understanding Trauma: How can children heal?’. These resources provide guidance and information that have all been quality assured by a Clinical Psychologist. There are resources for young children, teens and parents and carers: Read more

Students – higher education

Student Space was launched to provide help and guidance for students through COVID-19. Students in higher education across England and Wales can use this platform to find information on a range of topics that may be impacting them during the pandemic, access additional services such as a phone line and text support and find out about support services within their place of study. Student Space is run by Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity, in collaboration with a range of partners, students and experts.

Translated materials

Links to resources relating to COVID-19 and mental health & wellbeing that are available in a range of languages. Read more

Greater Manchester mental health providers Links to the four NHS trusts providing mental health services in Greater Manchester

Young people and self-harm

Information and advice for young people and their parents and carers