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AOS (Assertive Outreach Service) - Livewell Southwest

We are a specialised service that engages and works alongside adults who have long and enduring mental health issues, primarily Schizophrenia, who find it difficult to engage with other teams and services.

Bipolar UK

We provide a range of services to enable people affected by bipolar and associated illnesses to take control of their lives. Bipolar - sometimes known as manic depression - is a severe mental health illness characterised by significant mood swings including manic highs and depressive lows. The majority of individuals with bipolar experience alternating episodes of mania and depression.

Community Mental Health - Livewell Southwest

In Plymouth, we have a broad range of community mental health services available to support people of all ages with a variety of needs.

Every Man Matters

Every Man Matters is a men's mental health group where you can share, talk, and gain some comfort that you are not alone and that you do matter.

Glenbourne Unit - Livewell Southwest

Glenbourne is a two-ward (single sex) acute mental health hospital in Plymouth for adults who are too unwell to be treated at home. They may be suffering severe depression, manic phases of an illness or experiencing distressing psychotic symptoms that may put them at risk.

Head Space Plymouth - Colebrook

Head Space is Plymouth's new drop-in service for people approaching a mental health crisis, providing a safe, non-clinical, welcoming space to take time out, talk to someone or get involved in activities to help people deal with their situation.

Heads Count

Heads Count is a user-led network for mental health service users, carers and everyone with experience of or affected by mental health matters. We gather individuals' views, ideas and experiences and help represent these views to service commissioners and providers, to improve mental health services for the future.

Lee Mill Unit - Livewell Southwest

Lee Mill is a 12-bed, low-secure mental health unit on the outskirts of Dartmoor, near Ivybridge.

Long-Term Condition Self-Management - Improving Lives Plymouth

Empowering people living with any long-term physical or low level mental health condition to better manage their condition and to achieve a better quality of life.

Marbles Lost and Found

Are you really struggling? It's OK not to be OK.

Mental Health Awareness Week

On the theme of 'anxiety', this year's Mental Health Awareness Week is from 15 to 21 May.

Mental Health Liaison Team for Older People - Livewell Southwest

This specialist team provides mental health support, assessment and care planning advice to all areas of Derriford hospital in respect of older adults who may be experiencing a change in their mental state or who have existing mental health needs which require ongoing support whilst they are in hospital.

MoonDogz Mental Health Kayaking Support Group

We are a non-judgemental, genuine support group that offer a life jacket whenever needed. We aim to benefit the city of Plymouth and its wider public by the provision of a kayaking mental health support group.

Pets and Picasso CIC

Pets and Picasso CIC is a not-for-profit organisation based in North Prospect that offer Nurse led Animal and Art Assisted Therapy and Wellbeing services to individuals within Plymouth and the surrounding areas.

Platform 50

We focus on supporting individuals, businesses and communities to be the best version of themselves that they can be, promoting a happy, healthy lifestyle.

Plymouth Healthy Futures Social Prescribing Service - Wolseley Trust

The Healthy Futures Social Prescribing Service works with GP practices in Plymouth to support patients who would like support to access activities and services in the community to improve their health and wellbeing.


Free, safe and anonymous mental wellbeing support for adults in Plymouth.

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness helps to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through our network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. Our goal is to make sure everyone severely affected by mental illness has a good quality of life.

Samaritans of Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon

We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way - about whatever's getting to you. You don't have to be suicidal.

Sea Sanctuary

Sea Sanctuary is a unique mental health charity and one of the world's leading exponents of blue health, the concept that 'blue spaces', such as the sea, are beneficial for people's mental and emotional wellbeing.

Sport in Mind

Sport in Mind (unaffiliated to Mind and not part of the local Mind network) helps to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and physical activity.

Sunflower Women's Centre

Sunflower is a trauma-informed women's wellbeing hub, providing opportunities for any woman who has support needs.

You're Not Alone, Plymouth

You're Not Alone is a mental health support for people aged 18+.

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