Mental Health Resources
Please read the following carefully
We want to help you in the most effective way and ensure you are seen by the right person, quickly.
First time seeking help for your mental health problem
If you are struggling with anxiety, stress or low mood but are managing to do the things you need to do, we'd strongly advise accessing NHS psychological therapies through self-referring to Talking Therapies (previously Outlook Southwest - see below) or alternatively seeking support with one of the other free resources detailed below.
STUDENTS If you are a student studying at Falmouth or Exeter University, please take this link for the University Wellbeing Team who have links with the GP surgery mental health support system, and complete their self-referral form.
Ongoing mental health problem with Wellbeing/Mental Health Team involvement
Please phone the wellbeing team member you have been seeing.
Alternatively, please email the team:
Ongoing mental health problem with GP involvementIf you have been seeing a GP about your mental health, and would like to book follow up please submit an 'Ongoing Health Problem' via Klinik
Talking Therapies (Previously Outlook SouthWest)
Talking Therapies is a free NHS service for anyone over 16 that you can self-refer to without speaking to a GP. They can help with a variety of problems including Anxiety, Low Mood and Stress amongst other things. Click here to have a look at their website and self refer.
Grief is a natural process, but it can be devastating. Cruse are here to support you after the death of someone close.
Man down is a Cornwall based group offering safe spaces to meet the current emotional and mental health needs of men who are struggling to cope with the everyday pressures facing them in our modern society.
Safer Futures goal is to end domestic abuse and sexual violence in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The service is free and it operates throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and provides a wide range of programmes suitable for people (5+ years), who are affected by domestic abuse and/or sexual violence.
We are a Cornwall based charity dedicated to the highest levels of care and support for people of all ages impacted by abuse and other emotional trauma. Our mission is to help children, young people and adults to heal from emotional trauma and to prevent and reduce its occurrence.
Pentreath Ltd. exists for people living with mental health and emotional difficulties. They offer support to help people believe in their own potential and achieve their vocational goals, whatever challenges they face.
Living Life To The Full
Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience. 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.
Relate offers counselling services for every type of relationship nationwide. Providing advice on marriage, LGBT issues, divorce and parenting.
We Are With You
We Are With You provide free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health
Social Prescribing could be the answer for you
Not heard of it?
Social Prescribing can help you to feel happier and healthier by encouraging you to join activities in your local area.
It is designed to support you if you struggle with your physical or mental health or well-being.
Social prescribing can help you to have more control over your own health and find ways to improve how you feel in a way that suits you.
The most effective treatment for most mental health problems tends to be psychological treatments such as CBT or counselling. But for some people they need to combine this with additional medication to help manage their mental health.