Self care

These services accept self-referrals from patients

Live Well Directory

Live Well Directory

Live Well is a directory of care and support services, activities and information covering Knowsley, Liverpool, and Wirral.

thelivewelldirectory.com

Antenatal care - pregnancy booking

Just found out you’re pregnant? all you need to do is call 0151 247 4747 to arrange your first appointment with the LWH maternity service, or you can complete their online pregnancy booking form and a member of the booking team will contact you to arrange your first appointment.

liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/our-services/maternity/just-found-out-you-re-pregnant

Free face-to-face support, via a number of community clinic across Liverpool, to get to know you and help you succeed in stopping smoking.

text QUIT to 66777
Liverpool Community Alcohol Service

The Liverpool Community Alcohol Service (LCAS) works in local communities across Liverpool. Around 75 clinics are held each week at easily accessible sites. LCAS brings together the skills and knowledge of specialist qualified alcohol nurses and alcohol health workers to deliver a recovery focused service to those struggling with their alcohol intake.

We Are With You (formerly Addaction)

(formerly Addaction)

"Whether it’s your own or somebody else’s drug or alcohol use that you’re worried about, our team of dedicated professionals will be able to support you to start to move forward in your life.   We work with individuals from the age of 18 and over."

2-12 St Mary's Road
Garston
Liverpool
L19 2RY

IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies

A free NHS service offering psychological therapies to adults in Liverpool who are feeling depressed or anxious. Our range of treatment programmes are designed to give you the right information and to help you develop the skills you need to overcome your problems. We have a range of options on offer, including short courses which run regularly in locations near you, or online help which you can use at home or at a local venue.

0151 228 2300
(Mon to Fri 8am – 6pm)
talkliverpool.nhs.uk/contact-ustalkliverpool.nhs.uk/self-help
Liverpool Bereavement Service logo

Liverpool Bereavement Service has been supporting people experiencing loss and bereavement since 1998 and has developed a sensitive and effective service, available to all to access.

liverpoolbereavement.com

Suicidal crisis support for men

"We provide a service to men in suicidal crisis. Contact us by phone or the form on our website. We will ask a couple of questions to make sure that we can help, and will arrange a time for you to come and meet us. Our service is for men and those who identify as men, over 18."

24/7 helpline - Text: JP to 85258
jamesplace.org.uk
WHISC logo

WHISC - The Women’s Health Information & Support Centre - is a charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women and their families throughout Liverpool and the surrounding areas.

Drop-in anytime between 10am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday.

WHISC, 120 Bold Street
Liverpool, L1 4JA
whisc.org.uk
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Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is widespread and can affect anyone. It applies to women and men of any age, race and social class. Local Solutions operates three specialist services to support victims of domestic abuse and their families.

Mount Vernon Green
Hall Lane, Liverpool, L7 8TF
ttps://www.localsolutions.org.uk/north-west-services/16-domestic-abuse
British Pregnancy Advisory Service

The UK's leading abortion care service

"We will talk with you about your thoughts and feelings regarding the pregnancy. This discussion is focused completely on your needs and options available to you. Initially you will be seen on your own to talk about the pregnancy and about your options."

bpas.org
Sexual Health Liverpool

Website which lists details for all the sexual health services in Liverpool, including SAFEPlace, Armistead, Abacus, Brook, the Axess Clinic (GUM)

sexualhealthliverpool.co.uk
YPAS logo

Established in 1966 YPAS is a charitable sector organisation that supports children, young people and families to address their mental health and emotional well-being difficulties. The delivery of our citywide services includes: primary schools, secondary schools and across three locality community hubs.

ypas.org.uk
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CAMHS - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

Offering specialist services to support children and young people in Liverpool and Sefton, up to the age of 18, who are experiencing mental health difficulties. They also provide support to their families or carers.

In addition to referrals from Health Professionals, they accept referrals from parents/carers and children/young people referring themselves. Visit the webpage below and complete the relevant referral form.

0151 293 3662
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
camhs.referrals@alderhey.nhs.ukalderhey.nhs.uk/services/camhs
FRESH CAMHS

FRESH CAMHS - Information and support for young people

In summer 2015 a group of young people who had experience of CAMHS launched a campaign, with the support of Alder Hey, to fight the stigma of mental health. This ‘FRESH’ look at mental health aims to promote and increase understanding of mental health conditions, as well as change the way specialist mental health treatment is delivered and improve the experience of other young people.

freshcamhs.org
Eating Disorders Young People's Service

Provides treatment to children and young people with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) and Binge Eating Disorder in Liverpool and Sefton. This dedicated Community-based service provides a timely access to multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention to children and young-people from across Liverpool and Sefton up to the age of 18.

Self-Referrals can be made by contacting the Single Point of Access Team (SPA):
0151 293 3662EDYS@alderhey.nhs.ukalderhey.nhs.uk/services/eating-disorder-young-peoples-service
Citizens Advice Liverpool

Free, confidential and independent advice to help people resolve the many problems they face; from money and benefit issues to problems at work or with housing.

Sunflowers logo

Sunflowers is an independent charity which exists to improve the lives of local people affected by cancer: patients, survivors and carers. Our service is managed by a small staff team and supported by a team of highly skilled volunteers. We offer a wide range of weekly activities, workshops and courses.

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Ear syringing

This service is provided by the District Nurses at the Treatment Rooms. Please note that ears aren't "syringed" any more, this was replaced years ago by a much safer technique using a gentle warm water irrigation - but the name has stuck!

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Podiatry Service

The podiatry service treats and manages foot complications related to diabetes and other disorders that may affect the feet; arthritic conditions and those that affect circulation, nervous and musculoskeletal systems. If you can come to the clinic, you can refer yourself. Complete this application form, then email it to podiatry.referral@merseycare.nhs.uk

merseycare.nhs.uk/our-services/physical-health-services/podiatry-service/
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Bladder and Bowel Service - adults and children

"Our team of nurses offer advice, assessment, treatment for managing bladder and bowel dysfunction to patients who are registered with a Liverpool GP."

Please see their webpage for more information. To self-refer, call their office on the number below.

merseycare.nhs.uk/our-services/physical-health-services/bladder-and-bowel-service