World Mental Health Day: local support services

Published Tuesday 8 October 2019 at 11:12

As part of the Council’s recent activity around suicide prevention, including this week’s World Mental Health Day (Thursday, October 10), we are signposting to various partners, services and areas of support.

We have gathered information and contact details on all of these services below:

Zero Suicide Alliance

Coalition of like-minded partners are working together to help rid the UK of suicide by initially raising awareness of a free online suicide prevention training programme.

Take the training

Visit the Zero Suicide Alliance website

Lancashire Women care

Working with women and men over 16 in Lancashire to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Visit the Lancashire Women website or call: 0300 330 1354

Big White Wall

24/7 Online and anonymous support for mental health

Visit the Big White Wall website and enter your postcode to register

 CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably

Need help? Call our helpline…0800 585858

5pm-midnight 365 days a year

Visit the CALM website

Lancashire Mind

For better mental health

Call: 01257 231660

Visit the Lancashire Mind website

Time to Change Blackburn with Darwen

Let’s end mental health discrimination

Find out more online


Silence. The biggest killer of young people in the UK. Suicide. We need to talk about it

Click here to go to Papyrus online


Talk to us any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Call: 116 123

The Samaritans website is available here

The Consortium Families Health and Wellbeing

Support group for people bereaved by suicide

For further information call: Angela on 07717 530621 or Tony on: 07486 074561


Inspire and Go2 – Blackburn with Darwen

Drug & alcohol service / young people’s service

Find out more about CGL online.

01254 495014

Care Network

Care Network Hub is Blackburn with Darwen’s one stop shop for services to support your health and wellbeing.

9 Town Hall Street (opposite Blackburn Library)

Visit Care Network online.

(01254) 507255

The Men’s Club

A weekly meet up to talk, listen and support each other. Plus guests who offer advice around work, health, wellbeing, money, relationships, housing and more.

Care Network Hub (opposite Blackburn Library.)

(01254) 507255

Let’s talk to prevent male suicide

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 49. Together we can help to prevent suicide.

Find out more about the campaign online.

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