Other Services

Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence for All  for help and support  click here - First Light

Counselling

Mental Health Support

Outlook South West is a psychological therapy service for people aged 16 and above in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. If you are registered with a GP practice in Cornwall, you can access their NHS-funded therapies for mild-to-moderate anxiety and depression.

To register for help with difficulties such as: stress, low mood, worry, anger, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you can self-refer on the website.

If you want to find out more about Outlook South West their website is here.  You will find links on their site to good articles and advice about common difficulties.

Some useful helpline numbers:

Drugs & Alcohol

Alcohol

We Are With You - formally Addaction

We Are With You has counsellors based at GP surgeries throughout the county who offer help and support to patients with alcohol related problems.

Want To Find Out More…

Links to information on safe drinking, addiction and support groups

Drugs

If you are addicted to street drugs, or want help / advice about their effects, then come and talk to one of us. We can offer simple advice, testing for diseases such as HIV and hepatitis, and referral to the Cornwall Drug & Alcohol Team (CDAT) for further treatment and support if necessary.

Our Doctors will be working closely with the drugs team to provide support to patients who have problems with heroin addiction, and will be able to prescribe heroin substitutes (methadone or subutex) for some of these patients.

Useful Links

Patient.co.uk – drug addiction links and resources

Adfam

Adfam is a national charity working with families affected by drugs and alcohol and is a leading agency in substance related family work.

They provide a range of publications and resources for families about substances and criminal justice and operate an online message board and database of local support groups that helps families hear about and talk to people who understand their situation.

Adfam also runs direct support services at London prisons for families of inmates that need to talk about prison and drugs.

FRANK

For free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day talk to FRANK.

Phone 0300 123 6600;   Text 82111

If you’re deaf you can Textphone FRANK on 0300 123 1099

RELEASE 

Release is the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law. The organisation is an independent and registered charity.

The team provides free non-judgemental, specialist advice and information to the public and professionals on issues related to drug use and to drug laws.

Re-solv

A national charity solely dedicated to the prevention of solvent and volatile substance abuse (VSA) and to help anyone whose life is affected by volatile substance abuse, whether directly or indirectly.

Phone 01785 810762

Rehab Guide

Alcohol and drug addiction cause significant harm to the well-being of individuals and those around them. Professional guidance should be easily accessible to ensure the welfare and safety of people.

Rehab Guide provides detailed no-cost guidance on free rehab clinics and NHS/Council-funded rehab options in the UK. Our helpline is available 24/7.

You can find more information about our mission here:
https://www.rehabguide.co.uk/drug-alcohol-rehab-cornwall/

Togetherall

Did you know that everyone aged 16 and above in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly now has access to @togetherall?

Did you know 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health issue?

Sooner or later, we all go through tough times. We might seem to be okay, but inside we can be feeling worried, or struggling to cope.

It’s okay to not be okay during the holidays. Reach out for support when you need it.

Life events such as bereavement, relationship problems or debt can be overwhelming. If you are stressed, anxious or feeling low, visit togetherall.com to anonymously join an online community for your mental health.

Mental health support online, anonymous and 24/7. You can connect with people who understand what you’re going through.

Use your Cornish postcode to register for free at togetherall.com and join the online community to support your mental health.