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Council Services:

Mental health

Mental health problems range from reactions to normal life events, such as bereavement and relationship breakdowns and depression, to more complex conditions such as schizophrenia.

Children and young people

Specialist support is available to children and young people with a range of complex mental and emotional health issues, on the Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust website.

For more general information and advice, visit the national NHS website. is a free, anonymous, confidential online counselling, advice and support service for young people aged 11-19 years living in Lincolnshire.

YoungMinds also provide information and support regarding on child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

is a Lincolnshire mental health support network.

Adults (18 to 65 years old)

Find services available to adults such as self-help and psychological therapies, crisis resolution, home treatment and acute inpatient care, on the Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust website.

For more general information and advice, visit the national NHS website.

Services for older people

Older people can suffer from mental health problems, just like anyone else and specific services are available to elderly people.

The national NHS website can provide further advice about dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

You can also download the Lincolnshire Joint Strategy for Dementia 2014-17 below.

Suicide and self-harm

If you are feeling suicidal, there are people you can talk to who want to help:

  • speak to a friend, family member or someone you trust as they may be able to help you calm down and find some breathing space
  • call the Samaritans 24-hour support service on 116 123
  • go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department and tell the staff how you are feeling
  • contact NHS 111
  • make an urgent appointment to see your GP

For further advice and support, visit the national NHS website.


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Mental Health survey

We are gathering the experiences of users of mental health crisis services in order to understand what services are currently available and how useful they are for people experiencing crisis. Please take a few moments to share your experience by completing a short questionnaire.


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Last updated: 30 October 2017

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