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Mental health resources


Brownlow Health is open 8am-630pm Monday-Friday. A GP will always call you back between these hours if you are in crisis.

The Liverpool Mental health Crisis team is based in the Royal Hospital A&E department. You can turn up anytime if you are in a mental health crisis, or call them on 0151 7062000, and ask for the crisis team

The Samaritans, OPEN 24/7 – call 116 123

James’ Place provides a service to men in suicidal crisis.

Staying Safe: Help and resources for people experiencing suicidal thoughts.


General resources

If you are seeking counselling/talking therapies for problems such as stress, anxiety and depression, you can access this locally by self referring to ‘Talk Liverpool’.

Alternatively you can seek counselling privately.  The Counselling Directory is a useful resource for finding a therapist to suit your needs.

Autism Services Directory

‘Autism and Mental Health’– a leaflet from Autistica UK

Self Help Guides. A range of fantastic leaflets from Mersey Care.

Adult ADHD self report scale.  This is not a diagnostic test, but may be useful for you to fill in if you think you may have ADHD, before seeing a GP. (WHO/Harvard Medical School)

Generalised Anxiety Disorder- Self Help

Autistic Spectrum Quotient 10‘ (for adults). This is not a diagnostic test, but a useful guide (recommended by NICE) for recognising when people may benefit from referral.  If you think you may be on the autistic spectrum, it may be helpful to complete this test before seeing your GP.  More information about Autistic Spectrum Disorder here. 

Beacon Counselling Trust.  They offer free gambling counselling in Liverpool.

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust raises awareness of depression and fights stigma so that people stay mentally well and get the help they need.

Dementia Information Service emails from NHS Choices. Sign up here.

Insomnia (Poor Sleep).  From

Mood Gym.  On-line CBT

Self Help on-line material- ‘Living Life to the Full’

Self Help Modules from the Centre for Clinical Interventions (Australia)

Sleepio– Online help for sleep problems, based on CBT

Social Phobia Questionnaire.  A screening questionnaire for Social Phobia.  This is not diagnostic.  Always discuss results with your doctor if concerned.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Self Help Resources. 


Brownlow Health Central

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

Brownlow Health @ Ropewalks

Brownlow Health @ Student Health

Brownlow Health @ Marybone

2 Vauxhall Road
L3 2BG
Tel: 0151 3308200

Brownlow Health @ Princes Park

Bentley Road
L8 0SY
Tel: 0151 295 9222

Brownlow Health @ Kensington Park

157 Edge Lane
L7 2PT
Tel: 0151 295 8770