Mental health directory
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Struggling with your mental health? Call our First Response number 0800 923 9323 for advice, support and signposting from one of our mental health professionals. The service is available between 24 hours a day, seven days a week to anyone aged over 18 in Plymouth experiencing a mental health crisis.
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.
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.