I’m caring for someone with mental health problems – where can I find support?

St Helens Carers Centre provide a range of support for people who care for a relative or family member including help and advice, support with benefits, accessing breaks/respite and promoting Carer’s emotional health. www.sthelenscarers.org.uk

Making Space have a Carer Support Service that provides general information and advice, access to breaks, Carer development, support groups and a befriending scheme.

Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust run a Service User and Carer Forum, giving service users, Carers and their representatives the opportunity to feed views and opinions into the Trust.

Information for Carers can be sought from the following charities:

  • Carers UK
  • Carers Trust

    YoungMinds provides a helpline (0808 802 5544) for parents or Carers who have a concern about their child’s emotional problems or behaviour.