Useful Information


Useful Information

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This page contains information, website links and leaflets that you may find useful.

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EIS Information Packs

Website Links

Patient Information Leaflets

Self-help

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Useful Websites

Please be aware that Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust cannot be held responsible for the content and/or privacy practices of other web sites.

NHS Websites

www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk
www.lancs-mentalhealthhelpline.nhs.uk
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust website providing details of out of hours support and care to individuals experiencing mental health difficulties and those who care for them.

www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
An NHS website which can give you guidance about a difficulty you are experiencing.

Information on medication

www.choiceandmedication.org.uk
Information about medication for mental health problems.

www.comingoff.com
Website aiming to give up to date information about psychiatric medication, how it functions and its withdrawal process. It is put together by people who have been prescribed medication and withdrawn from it, and clinicians who have been involved in supporting this process.

Charities

www.thecalm zone.net    
C.A.L.M (Campaign against living miserably) is an organisation and charity aimed at reducing the number of male suicides.  The website offers stories and advice on a whole range of subjects which affect men. This site has an online web chat facility.

www.samaritans .org
24 hour phone help line available to anyone who is feeling troubled.

www.mind.org.uk
Mental health charity which provides information and support including understanding your rights. Mind offer training courses, drop in centres and information leaflets. The website features a huge A-Z information and advice directory.

www.rethink.org
The website of charity Rethink Mental Illness providing lots of useful information on psychosis and other mental health difficulties.

www.healthtalkonline.org
An award winning charity site that allows you to share your own and other people’s experiences of health and illness.

Service User organisations

www.advocacyforyou.co.uk
Support, help, advice and information for individuals experiencing a mental health problems.

www.sane.org.uk
Aims to reduce stigma, raise awareness and  to initiate research and development into mental health .  Sane provide care and support for people and their families who may be concerned about their or their loved ones mental health. There is a web support forum accessible 24 hours a day.

www.hearing-voices.org.uk
The website of the Hearing Voices Network, an organisation which offers support and information to people who hear voices and those who support them.

www.gethelpearly.ca
A website developed by young people living with psychosis and their families. This is a resource that includes leading best practice information. Art is a prominent part of the website, as art can be an instrumental part of many young people’s recovery.

www.intervoiceonline.org
A safe space to find out more about hearing voices and an online community.

Patient Information Leaflets

With our leaflets we aim to give you information about the Trust in general, our services and treatments, and to provide useful information for service users and their carers.

Please follow this link for our leaflets

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - What is CBT? - A leaflet to explain how CBT works in the Early Intervention Service

Self-help

There’s a huge amount of self-help material available to access for people experiencing problems with common mental health problems, ranging from problems with stress and anxiety, panic and low mood. Please click here to access a number of different resources and the links to access these. Please follow this link to access the Self-help page

Please be aware that Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust cannot be held responsible for the content and/or privacy practices of other web sites