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Groups and organisations offering support with Mental Health issues

Local groups

STUFF
STUFF is a peer led organisation that supports people who have experience of mental ill-health or emotional issues. STUFF hosts a drop-in service every Wednesday from 2-4pm at Stepping Hill Hospital, giving people an opportunity to talk, find out more information and participate in activities in a safe and relaxing setting. There are forums held at Disability Stockport on the second Monday of each month from 6pm to 7.30pm.
Phone: 07845 928 227 or 0161 483 1010
Email: stockport_uff@hotmail.com

Mental Health Carers Group Stockport
A community group in the Stockport area who care for/about loved ones or friends (of working age) living with a mental health condition. They aim to help with emotional support, information & guidance through a labyrinth of local health service provision, and challenge attitudes to mental illness and aim to make a difference in respect to local, as well as national mental health issues.
Meets every 4th Thursday of the month from 7pm to 9pm.
Phone: 07977 606 543
www.stockportmentalhealthcarers.webs.com

Local organisations offering support

Arc (Arts for Recovery in the Community)
Arc is a creative arts organisation based in Stockport specialising in workshops, wellbeing and community development. Arc help people to manage their mental health and increase their wellbeing by exploring what it means to live well, to experience meaning and purpose, to flourish and to make a difference. They provide opportunities for people to explore their creativity, connect with each other and learn new skills.
http://arc-centre.org/
Phone: 0161 480 7731
Email: info@arc-centre.org

Beacon Counselling
Beacon Counselling supports adults, young people and children experiencing mental and emotional distress. They provide one to one counselling, group programmes and community projects.
www.beacon-counselling.org.uk
Phone: 0161 285 1827 (Stockport Centre)
Phone: 0161 440 0055 (Bramhall Centre)

Moodswings
Manchester based charity helping people recover from life’s ups and downs. Moodswings is a unique charity providing intense support to people with mood disorders and their friends and families.
www.moodswings.org.uk
Helpline: 0161 832 3736
Email: info@moodswings.org.uk

SPARC
Stockport Progress and Recovery Centre (formerly Stockport Day Centre) is a local voluntary organisation providing support to adults in the Stockport area who experience mental health problems. They offer a range of leisure, therapeutic, educational and social activities and facilities, developed in consultation with our members, in order to promote integration and mental and social well being.
www.sparc4me.org.uk
Phone: 0161 429 9744
Email: info@sparc4me.org.uk

Stockport and District Mind
Stockport Mind is a local, independent adult mental health charity, supporting people in the Stockport area. They offer friendly, accessible support and information to promote well-being in the community. Stockport Mind also provides support and information to carers.
www.stockportmind.org.uk
Phone: 0161 480 7393
Email: info@stockportmind.org.uk

Stockport Suicide Prevention
Stockport Suicide Prevention can help you to find support if you have suicidal feelings, if you are concerned about someone else, or have been bereaved due to suicide.
www.stockportsuicideprevention.org.uk

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