If you need support with your mental health, help is available.
The Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provide help, guidance and reassurance to people in Birmingham and Solihull of all ages - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Call: 0800 915 9292 / 0121 262 3555
IAPT is a national NHS programme designed to increase the availability of talking therapy treatments.
For an initial appointment telephone: 02476 671 090 (Lines are open from 9 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday) or fill in a form via Self Referral
Monday and Wednesday: LAYCA Community Centre, Stretton Road, Shirley, B90 2RL
Tuesday and Thursday: Chelmsley Wood Town Council, 107 Helmswood Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7NS
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Margaret Wharam Room, Solihull Methodist Church, Blossomfield Road, B91 1LG
What we do:
The mental health drop-in service offers one-to-one support and group sessions, 7 days a week, from three locations in the community.
The drop-in provides a safe space to access support information on a range of topics, as well as socialise with others in a comfortable, non-judgemental environment.
The drop-in sessions cover a range of topics including:
- Healthy eating on a budget
- Advice on substance misuse
- Staff are also available during the drop-in slots for a short 20-minute 1:1 sessions. Where longer sessions may be needed, please speak to us in advance.
- Sessions are delivered from three community locations: Solihull Methodist Church, LAYCA Community Centre in Shirley and Chelmsley Wood Town Council
How do I access the service?
You can come and go as you please and no referral is required.
To attend a session, drop-in to one of the locations during a drop-in slot. If you have any questions or require support to attend, please contact the service in advance via the contact details above.
HOPELINEUK is a confidential support and advice service for children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.
Call: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07860 039967
Kooth provide online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service for young people aged 11-25 in Solihull. Free, safe, and anonymous support.
Emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children, young people (up to 19) and families in Solihull.
Call: 0121 301 2750 during office hours or 0121 301 5500 to reach the out of hours’ crisis team