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Free Mental Health support for Trafford residents

The eService Selfhelp service is funded by NHS Trafford CCG and is available free of charge and is for individuals suffering from depressionanxietypanicstress, and/or poor sleep, all at a mild to moderate level, Self Help can offer access to guided self-help through a range of computerised CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) based programmes.

CBT is the frontline treatment for common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, and our cCBT, or eTherapies, continue to successfully aid the majority of our clients on their road to recovery.

People wishing to access eTherapy will be assessed by our service and placed into therapy within 1 – 2 weeks of a referral being made, thus reducing the time they would usually spend waiting for alternative therapies.

The eTherapy services have no waiting lists.

If suitable for our service, clients will be supported by an eTherapy Coordinator who will complete weekly/fortnightly support calls to check therapeutic progress, discuss any achievements/concerns, and to manage any risk or safeguarding issues, should they arise.

Upon completion of eTherapy, aDischargeSummarywill be securely faxed to the client’s GP, detailing our client’s therapeutic progression, any further actions that will be taken by us and recommended actions for the GP.

Who is suitable?

Individuals who are:

·         Registered with a Trafford GP.

·         16 + years old.

·         Willing to engage with psychological support.

·         Who are not engaging with other form of psychological support or those who are currently on waiting lists for other psychological support.

·         Who are not currently suffering from a severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia.

·         Who are not actively self-harming

For clients who may require more intensive support, we can refer them on to the appropriate agency, directly.

Anyone can self-refer, or be referred by health professionals to this free service, you can find all he information by clicking here: https://www.selfhelpservices.org.uk/

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