welldoing.org is a therapy platform that lists professionals who can provide therapy and help with mental health in Ilford. You can read about their expertise and approaches, or use our matching questionnaire to see who is best suited to you and your concerns. You can make therapy appointments and pay for them online if you wish.
Open Door Centre Wirral
Aims to make the treatment of mild depression and anxiety accessible and approachable to young people. Based in Liscard, Wallasey, the service is free of charge and includes a drop-in centre, meditation, exercise programmes and counselling.
Free NHS service offering access to talking therapies, practical support, and employment advice. Aims to help people who have common mental health problems such as feeling stressed, feeling low in mood (depressed) or very nervous (anxiety). Service is available through GPs in Liverpool, a range of voluntary sector organisations and by self-referral.
Chasing the Stigma
Comedian Jake Mills, from Croxteth Park in Liverpool, was suffering from depression in 2013 and tried to take his own life. He now devotes his time to helping others dealing with depression. Website Chasing the Stigma includes a database of grassroots organisations working to tackle mental health issues.
Provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction management and brain injury services in Merseyside. Services cover alcohol, eating disorders, ADHD, dementia, learning disabilities, and drug dependency. Referrals often come through GPs.
Mary Seacole House
A multi-cultural mental health resource service, primarily for people from Black and racial minority communities. The centre was established in 1991 by Granby Community Mental Health Group. Staff will offer support, advice and guidance in both practical and emotional matters.
Young Person's Advisory Service
Works with young people ages 10 to 25. Services include counselling for difficulties affecting emotional, physical and mental wellbeing. There are also group sessions offered around issues such as self harm and anger awareness.
Beacon Counselling Trust
Counselling charity which employs counsellors who have extensive experience working with a wide range of personal and work related problems.